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June 17, 2021


Three Rivers College Honors Top Students at Student Excellence Awards

Three Rivers College recognized more than 40 of its highest performing students at its Annual Student Excellence Awards ceremony. Winners were chosen to represent each academic department and career education program, the Three Rivers external locations, honor societies, and major student organizations.

“The Student Excellence Awards are a celebration not only of academic success but of the hard work and commitment of our student body,” said Dr. Wesley Payne, President of Three Rivers College. “The success these students have achieved is not only an indication of natural ability and talent, but also their dedication to putting in the time and doing the work that makes them the standouts of Three Rivers.”

Winners from academic and career programs are chosen by that program’s leadership based on recommendations from faculty members. The leadership of each organization selects student organization, external location, and honor society award recipients.

List of award recipients by hometown.

Bernie
Katelyn Pulliam - Phi Theta Kappa

Bloomfield
Mollie Fields - Three Rivers - Dexter

Bonne Terre
Yancy Kolten Poorman - Raiders Baseball

Cadiz, Ky.
Tyler Freeman - Raiders Rodeo

Campbell
Kate Wheeler – History, Mathematics

Centerview
Cameran Martin – Spanish, Health/Physical Education, Lady Raiders Basketball

Charleston
Jodi Wilson - Office Administration

Dexter
Johnny Boham - Literature

Doniphan
Justin Hawks - Music-Vocal

East Prairie
Kaitlee Mayabb - Behavioral Health Support

Ellington
April Bailey - Business Management
Reece Bouma - Student Ambassadors
Brook Horton - Agriculture

Ellsinore
Josielyn Chase - Government
Gary Smith - Forestry

Fremont
Hailey Oesch - Chemistry

Harviell
Rebekah Hill - Student Government Association

Holcomb
McKenzie Copeland - Resident Assistant

Jackson
Caitlynn Schamburg - Medical Billing&Coding
Jacob Turner - Emergency Medical Services

Malden
Gracie Thomas - Lady Raiders Softball

Naylor
Jesse Johns - GO-FAR Club

Oran
Heather Gosche - Three Rivers - Sikeston
Jacob Shoemaker - Raiders Basketball

Perryville
Anna Besand - Administration of Justice

Piedmont
Melodee Graves - Biological Sciences
Grace Laxton - Art
Breanna Phillips - Practical Nursing-Poplar Bluff

Piggott, Ark.
Rebecca Finley - Sociology
Anna Nettles - Nursing-Sikeston

Poplar Bluff
Keairra Benton - Nursing-Evening
Jaden Francis - Nursing-Day
Abigail Huck - Accounting
Allison Humphrey - Student Nursing Association
Shelby McElhaney - Early Childhood Development
Courtney McGee - All Missouri Scholarship
Alexis Overfield - Business Administration
Sean Sullivan - Philosophy
Michael Thom - Music-Instrumental

Puxico
Jennifer Alberson - Teacher Education

Rector, Ark.
Leticia Dawn Hampton - Three Rivers - Kennett

Sikeston
Danielle Martin-Myers - Practical Nursing-Sikeston

Silva
William Smith – Communication, Psychology

Steele
Johna Robertson - Cheerleading Team

Van Buren
Sabrina Dees - Criminal Justice

Wappapello
Kyle Elledge - English

Three Rivers College is committed to contributing to the quality of life in Southeast Missouri with quality, affordable higher education opportunities and community services that support and encourage the economic, civic, and cultural vitality of the region. For more information about college and workforce programs and upcoming events, visit trcc.edu.

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