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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,” …

New scholarship for MCC student veterans announced at inauguration

A new scholarship for Metropolitan Community College student veterans pays tribute to the military service of Chancellor Kimberly Beatty’s father, Reggie Helms, who died in 2017. Carolyn Watley, an MCC Foundation director, announced the scholarship and its first recipient at the inauguration of Dr. Beatty. The program was Aug. 24 at the Music Hall downtown. …

Oscar Monterroso appointed to MCC Foundation Board of Directors

Oscar Monterroso, co-owner and executive producer of bilingual multimedia firm Tico Productions, has joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation Board of Directors. He was appointed July 19 by the MCC Board of Trustees and will be formally approved by the Foundation board Aug. 8. Board members serve three-year terms. Tico Productions produces marketing videos, radio …

MCC Foundation’s Gratitude Reception honors major scholarship donors

Major donors to the Metropolitan Community College Foundation were honored at an April 24 event at Three Points Event Space downtown. The Gratitude Reception’s guests of honor were Matt and Judith Flynn, former MCC-Penn Valley instructors who established the Cristo Rey Kansas City Scholarship in 2007 for students graduating from the midtown Catholic high school. …