Three Rivers College's Coffer Receives Student Leadership Award

Nov 11, 2014

PHOTO: Arisa Coffer, a student at Three Rivers College, poses for a photo after receiving the MCCA Student Leadership Award during MCCA’s annual convention in Branson, Missouri. Coffer was given the award for her deep involvement in student life at Three Rivers.


BRANSON –  Three Rivers College student Arisa Coffer received the Missouri Community College Association’s Student Leadership Award at a ceremony in Branson today.  Coffer is majoring in business administration, and after graduation she plans to attend Hannibal LaGrange to get her bachelor’s in organizational management. She is the director of student activities for TRC’s student government association, has been a tutor and a student ambassador, and was elected to serve on the college’s strategic planning committee.

This year marked MCCA’s fiftieth annual convention.  Association members celebrated the milestone by hosting several former community college leaders at the convention, including Dr. Norman Myers, founding president of Ozarks Technical Community College; Dr. Don Shook, founding president of East Central College, St. Charles Community College, and St. Charles Community College; and Dr. Jim Kellerman, former MCCA executive director.

The Missouri Community College Association is a statewide organization through which Missouri’s community colleges work together to advance common agendas.  MCCA provides advocacy, education, information, and networking opportunities in service of the state’s 5,700 community college faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees.