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Photo gallery: MCC Day at the K, June 23

Metropolitan Community College honored the old Negro Leagues at MCC Day at the K on Sunday, June 23. There was a lot going on: An employee threw out a ceremonial first pitch. The MCC Wolf was there (and made lots of new friends).  The MCC Foundation and Royals Charities presented two students with scholarships worth …

Photo gallery: 2019 Chancellor’s MLK scholarship luncheon

The 2019 Metropolitan Community College Chancellor’s Martin Luther King Jr.  Scholarship Luncheon on Jan. 18 raised $103,000 for MCC student scholarships. The keynote speakers were “BlacKkKlansman” writers Ron Stallworth (memoirist, inspiration for the film) and Kevin Willmott (co-screenwriter). Read more about the event here. Here are some scenes from the luncheon (photos by Riffel Photography).

2019 recipients of MCC’s MLK scholarship announced at luncheon

Five Metropolitan Community College students, one from each campus, were named 2019 recipients of the Chancellor’s Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship at a Jan. 18 luncheon. This was the fifth year of the scholarship program but the first time the luncheon was held off-campus (at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown). This was also the first …

‘BlacKkKlansman’ writers headline MLK luncheon, which raises $103K for scholarships

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of equality and the Metropolitan Community College Foundation’s mission of providing more student scholarships came together Jan. 18 at a sold-out luncheon. The Chancellor’s Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, raised $103,000 for student scholarships, said Jessica Ramirez, executive director of the …

MCC’s sold-out MLK luncheon Jan. 18 to feature ‘BlacKkKlansman’ writers

Update, Jan. 15: This event is sold out! No tickets remain. One of the screenwriters of the recent Spike Lee movie “BlacKkKlansman” and the African-American police officer who inspired the film will be the featured speakers at the Metropolitan Community College Chancellor’s Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon. The event will be Friday, Jan. 18, …

Scholarship honoring fallen hero, MCC alumnus awarded

A fallen hero and Metropolitan Community College alumnus continues to inspire and help those following in his footsteps. MCC’s annual Matt Mason Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Kevin Hardin, a second-year baseball player and graduate of Warrensburg High School. “He demonstrated the importance of being successful on the baseball field and in the classroom,” …