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William Jewell College – Achievement Day Dinner and Celebration

William Jewell College’s 76th Annual Achievement Day Dinner and Celebration was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Coach Bill Snyder was the honorary chairman. The William Jewell Citation for Achievement was awarded to three former student athletes, Jill Nagel, Vernon Percy Howard, and Phil Youtsey. John Sherman was the guest panelist as the role that sports play in the health of an institution was discussed. Four scholarship recipients served as emcees for the evening.

Emeritus Board Chairman John and Melanie Gill with Whitney and Aaron Hicks

 

Jon and Vicki Kraft

 

David Von Drehle in conversation with John Sherman

 

Trustee Aimee and Mark Larabee with Marie and Dwane Russell

 

David Von Drehle, Bill Snyder, advisory trustee and honorary chairman; and John Sherman

 

Nancy Leisinger, Dianne Shumaker, trustee emeritus; Hanna Dobberstine, Sue Wright, Patty Pence Evans, and Sharon Nunnelee

 

The William Jewell College String Quartet

 

Karen Mathes, Connor Hazelrigg, Brittany Colby, and Mark Mathes

 

Amy and Greg Duncan with Sara and Scott McConnell

 

Stephen Steigman, Tamara Falicov, and Elizabeth MacLeod Walls, William Jewell College

 

John G. Davenport and Mark Stevenson

Additional photos featured in the May 16, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Don Ipock

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