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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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