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2020 MO-KAN-NE ACHIEVER
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

 

The public recognition of outstanding former TRIO and GEAR UP participants is a special event that gives our TRIO and GEAR UP community an opportunity to congratulate our alumni on their success. This award further serves as a source of pride in the knowledge that TRIO and GEAR UP continues to make a difference in the lives of thousands of first generation and low-income students throughout the MO-KAN-NE region and the United States. For 2020, the MO-KAN-NE Chapter will honor up to three (3) MO-KAN-NE Achievers. 

 

Criteria for Selection of MO-KAN-NE Achievers: 

 

The MO-KAN-NE Achiever nominee must: 

  • Be a former TRIO and GEAR UP program participant who was enrolled in and successfully completed a TRIO and GEAR UP program in the MO-KAN-NE Region. 
  • Have enrolled in and successfully completed a postsecondary program of study resulting in a baccalaureate or terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher education. 
  • Be a person of high stature within his/her profession or has received recognition for outstanding academic achievement. 
  • Currently be employed above the entry-level designation for his/her profession or enrolled in a program for a degree above the baccalaureate degree. Special preference is given to nominees who have been out of school for five or more years. 
  • Have made significant civic, community, or professional contributions. 

     

    The nominator must be a current member of EOA/MO-KAN-NE

     

    **Please note that the MO-KAN-NE Chapter will cover transportation and one (1) night lodging expenses for the awarded Achiever. 

     

    Nomination Procedures:  

  • MO-KAN-NE Achiever Nomination Form 
  • Testimonial Letter from Nominator 
  • One Professional Letter of Reference 
  • Personal Statement from Nominee 
  • Acknowledge that participation in the TRIO and GEAR UP project had significant impact upon the candidate in obtaining his/her educational and/or professional objectives. 
  • Nominee’s Resume 

**If selected, the committee will need a photo of nominee 

Please submit the following materials. Nomination Packets that are incomplete or missing materials will not be considered. 

 

 

Submission deadline is March 6, 2020, by 5:00 pm 

Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Send all completed materials to ckgoochgrayson@mccneb.edu. No fax or mail submissions will be accepted. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact MO-KAN-NE Achiever Committee Chair (Cynthia Gooch-Grayson) ckgoochgrayson@mccneb.edu).

Download MKN Achiever Nomination Packet




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