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S&T helps local teachers integrate hands-on science into classrooms

    Local high school teachers and 4-H leaders may see the area’s streams, lakes, caves and springs differently after undergoing training with geoscientists at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

WGU Missouri partners with the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives to offer scholarship

    In an effort to empower residents in rural areas of Missouri to go back to school and further their education, WGU Missouri has announced it has partnered with the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives to provide $100,000 in scholarships to residents who are served by an electric cooperative and are interested in pursuing a degree from the online, nonprofit university.

MO Corn Scholarship applications available

    The Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council are continuing the longstanding tradition of awarding seven deserving students $1,000 scholarships in 2022.

Application available for 2022 Missouri Agribusiness Academy

    The Missouri Department of Agriculture is offering 30 high school students representing 4-H clubs and FFA chapters, as well as farm families, throughout Missouri the opportunity to explore careers in agriculture through the 2022 Missouri Agribusiness Academy (MAbA). MAbA is a competitive program for sophomores interested in pursuing agriculture-related degrees and careers.

Phelps Health applauds 100 years of advancing cancer care by the CoC

    In the coming year, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Commission on Cancer (CoC), an accrediting body of the Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute (DDCI), will observe its centennial anniversary. The yearlong campaign will celebrate this important milestone, honor the dedication and leadership of those who have helped to build and shape the CoC, and identify new opportunities to improve the care of cancer patients.

Donations fund new scoreboards for St. James High School gym

    The St. James High School gym has two new scoreboards, four new backboards, and several large banners thanks to the support of Hartley’s Climate Control and Phelps County Bank. Both businesses contributed $12,000 toward the upgraded equipment and Hartley’s also donated the labor and materials to install the scoreboards.