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MASC Named 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits

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The Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC) was recently named a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit by Greatnonprofits.org. MASC was recognized for its high ratings and reviews on the site.

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MASC Surpasses Million Dollar Milestone

At the 2017 MASC State Convention, it was announced that MASC surpassed the million dollar milestone in fundraising efforts for Special Olympics Missouri. By participating in Polar Plunge events across the state, MASC members schools have raised more than $1,000,000 to benefit SOMO since 2009. Read more about the MASC+SOMO partnership here.

Terri Johnson Named 2016 Region 6 Earl Reum Honoree

Terri Johnson, Missouri Executive Director and retired Guidance Counselor at Lafayette High School, was named as the Region 6 Honoree for the Earl Reum Award. This award is given to recognize individuals for their work with training adults who will train students to be better leaders in their schools and communities. Nominees of the Earl Reum award encourage and inspire others in the field of leadership development, shares their experience and expertise, and promotes adult & student leadership training within their state and at the national level. Terri will be honored at the National Conference on Student Activities in Madison, Wisconsin, on December 2, 2016. Terri was selected by the states of Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and New Mexico as the finalist from Region 6. She is recognized for her enthusiast promotion and providing opportunities for adults to receive training in leadership training, and her devotion to the Missouri Association of Student Councils. Terri is instrumental in helping students and advisors in Missouri and across the United States develop their leadership potential. Missouri is very proud of Terri in receiving this honor. Congratulations, Terri!

Baker is National Advisor of the Year finalist

Christy Baker, Union High School, was honored on June 25, 2016 at the NASC National Conference in Hillsboro, Oregon, as a finalist for the Warren Shull National Advisor of the Year award. Christy was selected by the states of Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and New Mexico as the finalist from Region 6. Christy was recognized for her commitment to student leadership, fostering a welcoming school community, and her passion for the Missouri Association of Student Councils. MASC, and the entire state of Missouri, is very proud of her dedication to her school and community. Congratulations, Christy!

MASC Announces Advisors Conference Consultant

MASC is excited to announce that Paul Branagan, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of Student Councils, will serve as the 2016 MASC Advisors Conference consultant.

Paul has been the Student Council Advisor at Middleborough High School in Middleborough, Massachusetts for the last 20 years, and each day his love for student leadership and activities becomes stronger.  Along with his role as advisor to the Student Council, Paul serves as the Principal at MHS and has found a powerful connection between leading a high school and fostering student leaders to be the best they can be.  Additionally, Paul serves as the State Executive Director for the Massachusetts Association of Student Councils and was named the 2011 Warren E. Shull National Adviser of the Year.

For more information, visit the Advisors Conference page.

Tholen, Adkins are National Advisor of the Year finalists

unnamedPam Tholen, Heritage Middle School, and Sarah Adkins, Park Hill South High School, were honored on June 27, 2015 at the NASC National Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico as finalists for the Warren Shull National Advisor of the Year award. Both were selected by the states of Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and New Mexico as the finalists from Region 6. They were recognized for their contributions to developing student leadership and training as well as their devotion to the Missouri Association of Student Councils. Pam and Sarah are instrumental in training students and advisors in Missouri. Missouri is very proud of both of them for the dedication to their students and their communities. Congratulations, Pam and Sarah!