MCC recognizes students/employees at Honors Convocation

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Mid-Plains Community College President Ryan Purdy presents the Presidential Award to Deniz Sari, of Koblenz, Germany, during the McCook Community College's Honors Convocation Tuesday,'

The accomplishments of McCook Community College students and employees were recognized during MCC's annual Honors Convocation Tuesday. The ceremony at the Peter and Dolores Graff Events Center honored representatives from college clubs, organizations, as well as in the areas of scholastics, leadership and citizenship. Here are this year's award winners:


Presidential Award: Deniz Sari, Koblenz, Germany

Area Vice President of Instruction Award: Autumn Miller, McCook

Vice President of Student Services Award: Bria Simmonds, McCook


Business and Technology Division: Maira Ahilon Calmo, Lexington; Deanne Crocker, McCook.

Humanities and Social Science Division: Alice Midiri, Condove, Italy; Kirstin Collicott, McCook; Terasa Emmons, McCook; Lydia Hagan, McCook; Destiny Davis, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Mathematics and Science Division: Kyleigh Scott, Trenton; Martin Poznanovic, Uzice, Serbia; Sheyenne Hammond, Valentine.


MCC Professional Achievement in Student Support: Brady Heinz

MCC Faculty Achievement in Student Success Award: Rob Bogardus

Spirit Awards: Shannon Corder, Jeff Pinkerton, Hayley Kobza, Gigi Sattler, Skyla Henning, Karina Mendoza.


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Area Vice President of Student Affairs Kelly Rippen presents the Vice President of Student Services of the Year Award to Bria Simmonds, McCook.

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Area Vice President of Academic Affairs and North Platte Community College Dr. Jody Tomanek presents the Vice President of Instruction award to Autumn Miller, McCook.