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Kearney Superintendent Honored with Pearce Award

Dr. Bill Nicely, Superintendent of the Kearney Missouri School District, was among eight Missouri superintendents nominated this year for the prestigious Robert L. Pearce Award which is presented annually by the Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA). Nicely was nominated for the honor by his colleagues in the Greater Kansas City MASA District. He was honored as …

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CEO Roundtable Targets Improved Workforce, Education

Area business leaders discussed ways to improve workforce access during a CEO Roundtable April 5. Sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council and its Northland Education and Business Alliance (NEBA), the event brought representatives from regional education and development organizations together with the CEOs of area businesses. “This is …

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Doniphan Graduates Become New Regional Leaders

Nineteen area executives who want to improve their organizations and communities became the 19th class to graduate from the Doniphan Leadership Institute on Wednesday, Feb. 3. “Our new Doniphan Fellows are what I call ‘ten percenters,’” explained Kevin Shaffstall, director of the Pryor Center for Leadership Development at William Jewell …

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Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway Announces Expansion of Missouri Higher Education Audits

Missouri State Auditor

Audits to examine students’ access to college, along with administrative and financial practices in state colleges and universities JEFFERSON CITY, MO-  Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced the start of two additional audits of Missouri higher education. The audits will examine affordability in all state-funded universities, and the administration …

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Best Buddies Program at Park Hill High Creates Friendship Opportunities for All

Best Buddies International Park Hill High School

Best Buddies is a new after school extracurricular program at Park Hill High School this year. The program is a local extension of the Best Buddies International organization. According to their website, Best Buddies is “dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment …

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Scholarship opportunities for Missouri students pursuing insurance industry careers

Deadline to apply is March 31 Jefferson City, Mo – The Missouri Department of Insurance reminds high school seniors and college students, who are Missouri residents, to apply for Missouri Insurance Education Foundation (MIEF) scholarships. The deadline is March 31. Four $1,500 scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors …

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