Tag «MCC-Maple Woods»

Legislative luncheons school elected officials about MCC

A series of luncheon meetings this fall brought elected officials from across Missouri to MCC’s campuses to learn about the district’s legislative priorities. The legislative luncheons, which were held on each campus, were intended to ensure the officials are familiar with MCC, the campuses and the campus leadership. Some newer legislators were introduced to the college …

MCC-Maple Woods partners with NKCSD for successful college fair

Each year, MCC-Maple Woods partners with the North Kansas City School District to offer its students and opportunity to meet with more than 100 colleges from Kansas City and the surrounding areas. This one-stop-shopping approach aims to help students discover what area colleges, universities, technical schools and more have to offer, without the hassle of …

First-year Vet Tech students receive stethoscopes from HoAKC

Each year, MCC-Maple Woods vet tech students in their first year are presented with their very own engraved stethoscopes. The Heart of America Kennel Club presents stethoscopes to first-year students each year, as well as providing an annual scholarship. The stethoscope program was engineered by HoAKC members Dick and Janet Rees in 2009 and continues …

Scholarship fund gets boost in memory of beloved pet

When Karen and Stephen Clegg’s dog, Auriel, died unexpectedly in 2007, the couple wanted to do something to honor their beloved pet’s memory. Impressed by the outstanding care provided by the MCC-Maple Woods-trained veterinary technologists at their veterinarian’s office, the Cleggs decided to establish an MCC scholarship in Auriel’s name to support the vet tech …

KC Royals hold tryouts at MCC-Maple Woods

On one of the coolest days of the summer, the Kansas City Royals headed to the MCC-Maple Woods baseball field to host rising players from around the metro area looking for a way into the team’s system. Players as young as 15 lined up at their positions and showed their talents to Royals personnel, who …

MCC receives $100,000 gift to support student scholarships

MCC has received a $100,000 gift from the Irven & NeVada Linscomb Foundation to support student scholarships. The gift adds to an existing scholarship fund, called the Linscomb Show-Me Scholarship, that was established by the Linscomb Foundation in 2000 to support students at MCC-Maple Woods. From 2000 to 2011, MCC received $122,000 from the foundation. …