Published on April 23, 2021
Graduates, you have achieved so much in your time here at Mizzou, and your Honors medallion and cord will serve as a symbol of your success!
On Sunday, May 9, at 5:45 in Mizzou Arena we will celebrate you, with you, in person.
For those who cannot join us, you can live-stream the event.
Honors College, Sunday, May 9 (Mizzou Arena) 5:45 p.m.
Scholarships and Awards!
The Honors College wishes to celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements of its students, especially those who have been selected to receive one of our scholarships and awards.
The awards—for select first-year, sophomore, and junior students, the Harry and Richard Hocks Scholarship, the Alton Jones Scholarship, the Hayden Scholarship, the Hudson Scholarship, the Rhodes Clay Scholarship, Outstanding Discovery Fellows, and our two Outstanding Seniors—are bestowed across all class years, in any discipline, and are supported by both endowed scholarship funds as well as annual giving to the College.
This year honors is awarding forty-eight recognitions and scholarships in twelve different programs.
All recipients will be recognized across the College’s social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) during our week of Honors Celebrations, April 26-30, 2021.
Congratulations to the following:
First-Year Scholarship Award
Sarah Muller. Denver, CO. Mechanical Engineering
Eghosasere Ogbevoen. Lee’s Summit, MO. Health Science Leadership and Policy
Bradford Siwak. St. Louis, MO. Journalism and Sociology
Harry J. and Richard Hocks Scholarship Award
Abby Uphoff. Minooka, IL. English
Alton Jones Scholarship Award
Luke Lindberg. Springfield, IL. Math and Physics
Sophomore Scholarship Award
Kristina Essig. Plano, TX. Journalism
Hannah Nystrom. Charlotte, NC. Health Science
Elizabeth Schlaker. St. Louis, MO. Communication
Hayden Scholarship Award
Della Cox. University City, MO. Sociology and Statistics
Jillian Marino. Orland Park, IL. Secondary Education (Language Arts) and English
Hudson Scholarship Award
Haleigh McCamy. St. Joseph’s, MO. Secondary Social Studies Education
Sydney Poppe. Lee’s Summit, MO. Journalism and Psychology
Rhodes Clay Scholarship Award
Molly Miller. Denver, CO. Journalism and International Studies
Emili Pezall. Springfield, IL. Economics
Humanities Certificate Award Recipients
Grace Albrecht, Noura Alhachami, Mia Berkstresser, Hunter Embrey, Brandon Ford, Emma Leary, Emily Maruszak, Sarah Overby, Reilly Parkhill, Della Rodenbaugh, William Skipworth, El Smith, Abby Uphoff, Jackson Witt, and Galen Zavala Sherby
Cherng Summer Scholars, Summer 2021
Quinn Cunningham, Kevin Hahn, August Hemmerla, Rachel Henderson, Kylee Isom, Cade McKnelly, Mac McMullan, Taylor Volkers, and Sofia Voss
Junior Scholarship Award
Elizabeth Frochtmann. St. Louis, MO. International Business, International Studies, and Spanish
Madison LaChance. Chesterfield, MO. Biological Sciences
Andrew Self. Lee’s Summit, MO. Biochemistry
Outstanding Discovery Fellows Award
Samantha Kollmeyer. Springfield, MO. Psychology
Katelynn Montgomery. Sedalia, MO. Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Bethany Moore. Springfield, MO. International Studies and Peace Studies
Ryan Sellers. Chesterfield, MO. Computer Science
Peyton Sumpter. Kansas City, MO. Economics and Statistics
Outstanding Senior Award
Avery Esquivel. Lincoln, NE. Early Childhood Education
Olive Flagg-Bourke. Kirkwood, MO. English