Three MCC students win AAUW reentry scholarships

Three Metropolitan Community College students were awarded Reentry Scholarships from the Kansas City branch of the American Association of University Women at an April 21 brunch.

The $600 scholarships are bestowed upon “outstanding women who returned to the college classroom after an absence of five or more years.”

Seven students from area colleges received reentry scholarships this year. MCC’s honorees:

  • Jen Bess, MCC-Penn Valley, studying sociology
  • Charity Bishop, MCC-Maple Woods, studying social work
  • Sarah Palmer, MCC-Penn Valley, studying nursing

AAUW’s mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Jen Bess
Charity Bishop
Sarah Palmer