First State Bank & Trust in Sikeston has made a donation to the Three Rivers Endowment Trust. It will fund the purchase of a microphone/sound equipment to be used in the Sikeston Room, which is the FEMA storm shelter that doubles as an exhibit hall/auditorium at the new Three Rivers-Sikeston located at 1400 S. Main. Zach Fayette, vice president at the bank, presented the check to Michelle Reynolds, development officer at the College. For more information regarding donation opportunities to the College, contact Reynolds at 472-6650 ext. 5415.
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“Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans,” an event to recognize the veterans of the Vietnam War, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 27, in the Bess Activity Center at Three Rivers College. The event is an early celebration of Vietnam Veterans Day, which is March 29. It sponsored by Chapter 1056 of Vietnam Veterans of America, an organization with the goals of campaigning on issues important to Vietnam veterans, creating a new identity for this generation of veterans, and improving public perception of Vietnam veterans. This is an opportunity for our community to come together for the long overdue welcome home the Vietnam veterans deserve for their service to our country. Friday’s event will include speaker Bill Kiefer, membership chairMar 25,
Members of Three Rivers College’s Student-Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) chapter helped raise $1,251 for the Kenny Rogers Telethon during an event held Saturday. S-MSTA is a student organization that helps prepare students for careers as teachers.Mar 25,
Three Rivers College students Amanda Hendrix and Micaela Griffin have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Missouri Academic Team, an honor bestowed on the state’s top community college students. Members of the All-Missouri Academic Team are selected from nominations submitted by each of the state’s community colleges. Each college is allowed two nominees from among its eligible Phi Theta Kappa members, chosen for their outstanding academic performance and service to the college and community. All Academic Team members receive a scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa, made possible by a donation from MOHELA, the state’s not-for-profit secondary market lender and servicer in the student loan industry. “I’m grateful for my time at Three Rivers because I’ve been able to learnMar 25,
A group of students at Three Rivers College are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to improving degree completion rates among their fellow students, through a “Commit to Completion” drive hosted by the college’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society on March 23-24. Members of Three Rivers’ PTK chapter spent two days gathering signatures from students for a pledge to complete their associate degree. The chapter also created a pledge for faculty, staff, and administrators, reaffirming their commitment to support students on their academic journey. Students were asked to write down their reasons for completing their degree for posterity. “I want to be an example to my son and show him that he can achieve his dreamsMar 25,