Student athletes honored at Penn Valley athletic banquet

Tuesday’s Athletic Banquet at MCC-Penn Valley was a great success for the student athletes. Many of the students received awards for both academic and non-academic achievements. Mike Cann: 2012-2013 Member of the National Tournament Team Elite Eight -Team Captain William Louis:Member of the National Tournament Team Elite Eight-Most Improved Erin Jones: Team Division 2, National  Junior …

Northland Symphony Orchestra to perform this weekend

The Northland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by MCC-Maple Woods music instructor Jim Murray, will perform at 3 p.m. this Sunday at the Park Hill South High School auditorium. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. The orchestra will be performing Symphony No. 3 by Schumann; Cello Concerto No. 1 by Saint-Saëns, featuring soloist Sophie …

Got plans this weekend? Spend time with MCC!

  MCC will be bustling this weekend. Come have fun with us!   THURSDAY: Panache fashion show at MCC-Penn Valley We’re kicking the weekend off early with this high-energy runway show, featuring the fashion designs of some ultra-talented graduating design students. The show also features high school design stars competing for a scholarship to Penn Valley’s apparel and …

Honors for MCC-Longview PTK students, advisors, President Grogan

Scholar students from the MCC-Longview chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Tau, traveled across the state for the regional PTK convention in St. Charles, Mo. and came away with several accolades. The chapter earned two prestigious chapter awards: the Five Star Chapter Development Award, the highest recognition for a chapter fulfilling scholarship, leadership, and service requirements; and …

MCC-Penn Valley art students earn scholarships

MCC-Penn Valley’s Carter Art Center kicked off its annual student art exhibit with a scholarship awards reception on Friday, April 12. The reception honored four students with a $300 MCC scholarship and two students with a $125 MCC scholarship Gerald Hodge, Courtney Roberts, David Heather, JD Western, Steven Aranda and Nicki Rodgers and recognized 40 students …

MCC in the news: service learning class gets down and dirty

When Keet Kopecky lists “pick up trash” as an assignment on the syllabus for his biology class at MCC-Longview, he’s not joking. Each year, Kopecky’s class joins Project Blue River Rescue to clean up trash from the river. On a recent Saturday, the students gathered with other volunteers to rid Blue River of refuse that is both unsightly and harmful to …

Patrons Party honors gala sponsors, volunteers

Sponsors and other supporters of the 2013 Five Star Gala gathered on Thursday to meet this year’s honorees, the Lamar Hunt family, at a pre-gala Patrons Party hosted by UMB Financial Corporation. The reception, held at UMB’s downtown Kansas City office, recognized the gala committee, sponsors, and Honorary Chairs Jean and Bill Dunn, Sr. Guests enjoyed the UMB …