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Photo gallery: All-Missouri scholars, student leaders honored by MCCA

The Missouri Community College Association’s annual Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Student Leadership luncheon was held April 24. Several Metropolitan Community College students were among the honorees. MCC PTK scholars who earned spots on the 2019 All-Missouri Academic Team were: Second Team: Eli Salazar (MCC-Blue River), Emily Eason (MCC-Longview) and Rachel Merrill (MCC-Maple Woods). …

MCC-Penn Valley to host Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition on May 15

Business owners from across the Kansas City area will meet at Metropolitan Community College to make connections and display what their companies have to offer. The sixth annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition will take place on Wednesday, May 15, in the Physical Education building on the MCC-Penn Valley campus, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The event runs …

A ‘front and center’ student veteran lands prestigious D.C. internship

When it comes to serving her country and community, few do it with more passion than Metropolitan Community College’s Yara Morgan. Now the MCC-Penn Valley student is being rewarded for it. Morgan has won a prestigious summer internship with the Veterans Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative in Washington, D.C., which helps veterans face the challenges of …

NJCAA lauds several MCC Wolves basketball players

Hard work and dedication has paid off for Metropolitan Community College basketball players, who have been honored for their efforts on the court. Two Wolves received national All-American honors. Octavia Lowery was named Second Team All-American for National Junior College Athletic Association Division II. Lowery also won First Team honors as part of the NJCAA …