Student Employee Shout-Outs

Noah Free

Noah Free, Student Assistant for Department of Economics

Nominated by David Kaplan, “Noah has helped tremendously through our transition to a new department website, besides helping with faculty websites, posting new content, and a variety of other requests. He communicates clearly, works diligently and rigorously, and tackles new…
Ashley Jones

Ashley Jones, Communications Intern for College of Arts and Science

Nominated by Jennifer Horton, “Ashley contributes to A&S communication in meaningful ways. Her stories appear on our website, social media, and more. We couldn’t be prouder of her work, especially during what has been such a tough year.”…
Lillie Vincent

Lillie Vincent, Writing Tutor for The Writing Center

Nominated by Stephanie Kimmey, “From the very beginning of her time with us through her impending graduation, Lillie has said “sure!” to every task we asked her to accomplish, and then knocked it out of the park. We couldn’t be…
Mary Adu-Ayamfi

Mary Adu-Gyamfi, GRA and TA for Learning, Teaching and Curriculum

Nominated by Angie Zapata, “Mary is an incredible doc student who currently serves as a GRA for a large, multi-site literacy grant and teaches undergraduate methods courses. Mary not only takes initiative and brings excellence to everything she does, she…
Thomas Godsil

Thomas Godsil, Student Assistant for Teaching for Learning Center

Nominated by Kelly Holtkamp, “Thomas is always two steps ahead, anticipates our needs and goes above and beyond with his work. We can always count on him to keep us on track and moving in the right direction. He is…
Xander Negozio

Xander Negozio, Student Assistant for Honors College

Nominated by Megan Boyer, “The Honors College has been very lucky to have Xander as a member of our team since his freshmen year at Mizzou. Xander is an absolute joy to work with and everyone in the Honors College…
Ellie Gretter

Ellie Gretter, Assistant for Truman School of Government and Public Affairs

Nominated by Whitney Keller, “Ellie applies her journalism education to her job with the Director’s Office. She is very fast and efficient and can do anything we ask of her whether it be building spreadsheets or writing for our web…
Dylan Sutton

Dylan Sutton, Research Lab Technician for CAFNR - FSB

Nominated by Dr. Kristen Veum, “Dylan has an amazing enthusiasm for environmental research, a consistently positive attitude, and a strong work ethic. We are lucky to have him on our USDA-ARS Soil and Water Quality Lab team!”…
Lauren Warnken

Lauren Warnken, Writing Tutor for The Writing Center

Nominated by Aaron Harms, “At the Writing Center, Lauren approaches each opportunity to work with our students with both joy and a dedication to helping each student make progress, no matter where they are in that process. Our (and our…
Chloe Rieder

Chloe Rieder, Graduate Assistant for Ellis Library - Interlibrary Loan

Nominated by Ivy Hui, “Chloe is responsive to work assignments, with positive attitude, good ideas, very self-driven, pleasant to work with. Chloe understands the department’s workflow, asks questions, learns quickly & efficient. We can count on her to help out…
Geunhye Park

Geunhye Park, Graduate Research Assistant for Social Work

Nominated by Erin Robinson, “Park is a brilliant PhD student with a bright future ahead of her. Park’s dedication to her studies is admirable and she will make exciting contributions to the field of family caregiving research. It has been…
Skylar Bair

Skylar Bair, Student Assistant for Medicine- Cardiology

Nominated by Brenda Hunter, “Skylar has learned our project so quickly! She always has a smile and conducts herself in a very professional manner which makes her a great asset to our clinical trials team!”…
Danielle Gorman

Danielle Gorman, Student Assistant for Digital Services- MU Libraries

Nominated by Ying Hu, “Danielle is a fast learner and very self-motivated. She finishes tasks efficiently and independently. She has been contributing a lot to our digitization projects. I appreciate that she always does a good job even when the…
Jamie Schneider

Jamie Schneider, Lead Student Ambassador for Student Success Center

Nominated by Jennifer Roohparvar-Brumfield, “Jamie is one of the hardest working and reliable students I’ve worked with. She goes above and beyond to ensure the Student Success Center is running smoothly and is always first in line to offer assistance…
Isis Irving

Isis Irving, Resident Adviser for Residential Life

Nominated by Quana Atkins, “Isis has shown exceptional leadership and teamwork skills as an RA. I appreciate Isis ability to be professional with her residents as well as a inviting resource for students when needed. Isis is dependable and always…
Connor Thompson

Connor Thompson, Student Manager - Peer Financial Counselor for Office for Financial Success

Nominated by Jim Green, “Conner has cheerfully and aggressively navigated OFS through a very tough pandemic year. His enthusiasm and style keeps OFS thriving even during the challenges. OFS has improved during his leadership.”…
Allison Sawyer

Allison Sawyer, Communications Assistant for International Programs

Nominated by Erin Jorgensen, “Allison’s support has been invaluable over the last year. She transitioned seamlessly to working remotely and helped us launch a major website overhaul and new study abroad program search in April 2020. She produces great work…
Connor Richman

Connor Richman, Facility Frontline for MizzouRec

Nominated by Jack Piontek, “Connor is an exceptional worker at the MizzouRec. He always says hello and never disappoints with his smile. I think he should be given a raise.”…
Melanie West

Melanie West, Student Technical Assistant for Space Planning and Management

Nominated by J.R. Richardson, “Melanie field checks building floorplans of new buildings or ones that have been renovated, then makes changes in AutoCAD. She has a great attitude and ready to do any project that we ask of her. You…
Robbie Wallace

Robbie Wallace, Intern for MU News Bureau

Nominated by Sara Diedrich, “Robbie performs many of our office duties. He also handles some of our office’s financial duties, using the financial skills he’s learning in his major and helps us stay on top of our fiscal responsibilities. No…
Madelynne Lepsky

Madelynne Lepsky, Resident Adviser for Residential Life

Nominated by Quana Atkins, “Maddie has done a great job as a a Resident Adviser (RA) in the midst of COVID and as a new RA this academic year! Maddie is a self starter, team player and has done a…
Garrett Clouse

Garrett Clouse, Teacher Assistant for Trulaske College of Business

Nominated by Tim Hill, “Garrett has stepped up as my lead TA this semester, and done a tremendous job. His organization, communication, and leadership with other TAs makes my job so much easier as I know I can trust him…
Brailey White

Brailey White, CSA for Campus Dining Services

Nominated by Debbie Laupp, “Brailey changed her scheduled work days when she saw we had a need earlier in the week. She always brings a smile to the office! Thanks!”…
Matt Wasson

Matt Wasson, Graduate Assistant for Trulaske College of Business

Nominated by Tim Hill, “Matt might be the best student communicator I’ve had in a GA role. He is so good at meeting students where they are while also holding them to a high standard of excellence, which enables him…
Emmy Lucas

Emmy Lucas, Intern for MU News Bureau

Nominated by Sara Diedrich, “It has been a pleasure to work with Emmy. She is a self-starter and a gifted writer, not to mention incredibly bright. There is no doubt in my mind, this Mizzou Tiger is going places!”…
Sydney Rogers

Sydney Rogers, Student Engineer for Energy Management

Nominated by Jim Wilbur, “Sydney is a great asset for the Power Plant team and brings with her a strong mechanical aptitude and positive attitude when faced with new challenges. Her effort with the Daily Production Report has had a…
Alex Yount

Alex Yount, Student Engineer for Energy Management

Nominated by Jim Wilbur, “Alex is full of energy, enthusiasm, and always inquisitive with the operations of the Power Plant. Her hard work and diligence with various data collection and analysis of key operating parameters supports the reliability of campus…
Sayamaa Dangaasuren

Sayamaa Dangaasuren, Graduate Assistant for Asian Affairs Center

Nominated by Lesley Sapp, “Sayamaa has been a complete joy to work with and is one of the most professional, personable people I have ever supervised. Her work ethic is impeccable, and she possesses many great skills that have benefited…
Allyson Imhoff

Allyson Imhoff, Marketing and Communications Intern for Office of Research and Economic Development

Nominated for Kelly Mattas, “Allyson provides creative ideas, meets quick deadlines, and pivots easily balancing the many projects directed her way. Her infectious smile and sweet personality are an added bonus; we are thankful to have her on our team!”…
Diana De La Cruz

Diana De La Cruz, Student Assistant- Graphic Design for College of Engineering Advancement

Nominated by Ellissa Luksis, “Diana does amazing graphic design work for the College of Engineering Advancement office. Not only is she extremely talented, she has a positive attitude and always goes above and beyond what she is asked. We are…
Tatyana Monnay

Tatyana Monnay, Innovation Student Staffer for Reynolds Journalism Institute

Nominated by Kathleen Duncan, “Tatyana has been a brilliant, hard working and wonderful person to have on my staff. She goes above and beyond on every assignment and is always excited to dive into a new project. I look forward…
Andres Mesa

Andrés Mesa, Graduate Student Assistant for Cambio Center

Nominated by Verónica Pérez-Picasso, “Andrés is hard-working, dedicated, and dependable. He goes beyond what he is assigned to help with all projects we have throughout the year.”…
Jada Alexander

Jada Alexander, Office of Recruitment and Retention Student Staff for College of Education

Nominated by Joel M Stancer, “Jada is an exceptional event programmer/planner who has aided in and spearheaded the planning of events that promote community within the College of Education. She is thoughtful and careful in her planning which cultivates innovative…
Abe Fanning

Abe Fanning, Customer Service Attendant for Campus Dining Services

Nominated by Brandon Meyer, “Abe is one of the hardest workers that I have had the privilege of working with. He’s been a part of many record breaking nights at Tiger Ave Deli for The Restaurants at Southwest. He is…
Lauren Jerie

Lauren Jerie, Supply Assistant for Military Science and Leadership

Nominated by Tara Bradley, “Lauren was directly responsible for identifying, pulling, and issuing military equipment and uniform for over 30 cadets preparing for their required ROTC training. Her contribution eased the load for the department logistics technician and contributed to…
Ashley Smietana

Ashley Smietana, Student Technical Assistant for Space Planning and Management

Nominated by J.R. Richardson, “Ashley field checks building floorplans of new buildings or ones that have been renovated, then makes changes in AutoCAD. She has a great attitude and ready to do any project that we ask of her. You…
Campbell Biemiller

Campbell Biemiller, Student Assistant for Print and Digital News, School of Journalism

Nominated by Jeanne Abbott, “Campbell Biemiller, a work-study student who has managed a number of production and design projects for the Columbia Missourian with willingness, competence and skill. She has learned complex processes, applied them with enthusiasm and never, to…
Jackson Barry

Jackson Barry, Student Assistant Clerical for College of Engineering

Nominated by Marilyn Estes Nevels, “Jackson is one of those students that you can give a project and he will get it done with little guidance. He is a pleasure to work with, has a positive attitude and is very…
Shea O'Sullivan

Shea O'Sullivan, Veterinary Technician Assistant for VMS Equine

Nominated by Jane Ebben, “Shea is a reliable assistant that is very competent handling and treating horses. Shea can keep busy working independently and is very trustworthy in all she does.”…
Larissa Sears

Larissa Sears, Student Assistant for Orthopaedic Surgery

Nominated by Heidi Boyer: “Larissa has a personality that everyone feels comfortable and confident to work with directly with staff and indirectly with patients. She doesn’t hesitate to ask questions and she is very reliable. I have full trust in…
Ray Dial

Ray Dial, Student Assistant for Family and Community Medicine

Nominated by Danielle Fraser: “Ray is one of the most hardworking people I’ve ever worked with. No matter what we throw at her she gets done efficiently, thoughtfully, and with a smile. She’s a pleasure to have on our team!”…
Tom Jamison

Tom Jamison, Marketing Communications Assistant for Student Affairs

Nominated by Brooke Maher: “Tom just started his position this year but has quickly become a valuable team member. He writes social posts, communication plans and jumps in to learn anything he needs to in order to do his job…
Ava Delsemme

Ava Delsemme, Marketing Communications Assistant for Student Affairs

Nominated by Brooke Maher: “Ava has really shined in her role, particularly with strategy and reporting. She created a social media wrap-up report along with research and suggestions for how to move forward better and presented it to a department…
Maggie Courtney

Maggie Courtney, Communications Intern for Honors College

Nominated by J.D. Bowers: “Maggie is exceptionally motivated and dedicated to her role, always eager to take on new challenges and learn new things. She uses her talents to lead and perform her assigned tasks, always exhibiting enthusiasm and coming…
Alaina Vacante

Alaina Vacante, Student Marketing Assistant for MU Extension

Nominated by Megan Silvey: “Alaina brings a fresh, upbeat design perspective to every project we give her.  A quick study, she seamlessly…
Caitlin Reitz

Caitlin Reitz, Student Marketing Assistant for MU Extension

Nominated by Megan Silvey: “Caitlin crafts engaging stories that show the impact of MU Extension programs and donors. Her diligence and enthusiasm…
Emma Foust

Emma Foust, Student Assistant for Orthopaedic Surgery

Nominated by Madison Pearson: “Emma always goes above and beyond to help our patients and her fellow employees. She is committed to…
Angela Atkinson

Angela Atkinson, Student Assistant for Orthopaedic Surgery

Nominated by Madison Pearson: “Angela always goes above and beyond to help our patients and her fellow employees. She is committed to…
Bryce Clemons

Bryce Clemons, Research Assistant for Orthopaedic Surgery

Nominated by Stacee W Clawson: “Bryce has been a wonderful addition to our clinical research team. He is eager to learn and…
Carly Henson

Carly Henson, Student Clerical for Orthopaedics

Nominated by Tracy Jaeger: “I would like to recognize Carly for everything she does in the Sports Medicine office and elsewhere at…
Elizabeth Gunter

Elizabeth Gunter, Student Clerical for Orthopaedics

Nominated by Tracy Jaeger: “I would like to thank Elizabeth for everything she does in the Sports Medicine office.  When I need to be away from my desk, she is able to keep the office running smoothly.  Thank you Elizabeth!”…
Mercedes Moravec

Mercedes Moravec, Student Clerical for Peds Ortho

Nominated by Niki Buckler: “When we first hired Mercedes we realized how lucky we were to have a student so passionate and eager to work on the Peds team. We…
Ellie Prosperi

Ellie Prosperi, Orthopaedic Healthcare Assistant for Orthopaedic Surgery

Nominated by Ellen Hummert: “Over just a year with our division, Ellie has made herself an asset to the joint replacement team…
Emily Otto

Emily Otto, Orthopaedic Healthcare Assistant for Orthopaedic Surgery

Nominated by Ellen Hummert: “We are very glad to have Emily on our team!” …
Meghan Kintner

Meghan Kintner, Student Clerical for Orthopaedic Trauma

Nominated by Kristen Stevens: “Meghan has recently joined our Ortho Trauma team and we would like to show her appreciation for all…
Emma Boatman

Emma Boatman, Facility Lead for MizzouRec

Nominated by Catey Trout: “Emma is an amazing facility lead. Emma is…
Josie Ihnat

Josie Ihnat, Research Assistant for Family and Community Medicine

Nominated by Ginny Chadwick: “Josie has been an amazingly dedicated student in helping advance the Missouri Eliminate Tobacco Use Initiative projects.  She…
Adam Klumb

Adam Klumb, Barista at Southwest Starbucks for Campus Dining Services

Nominated by Rachel Solverud: “Adam is an essential part to the well-oiled machine that is the Southwest Starbucks. He makes sure everyone…
Berkley Chavis

Berkley Chavis, Equine Assistant Technician for VMS Equine

Nominated by Jane Ebben: “Berkley has proven herself to be reliably independent and trustworthy with our patients.
JaMya Dean

JaMya Dean, Tobacco Ambassador for Student Health and Well-Being

Nominated by Michelle McDowell: “JaMya is the Tobacco Ambassador team lead.  She has consistently put herself…
Emma Knopik

Emma Knopik, Administrative Student Assistant for Art History and Archaeology

Nominated by Jennifer Schneider: “Emma excels in her position because she is an excellent communicator and naturally inquisitive. She is flexible, preforming…
John Borgmeyer

John Borgmeyer, Student Assistant for Division of Information Technology

Nominated by Mark McKenzie: “John has been a fantastic addition to our busy office with his calm and professional demeanor.  He has…
Clare Harmon

Clare Harmon, Resident Adviser for Residential Life

Nominated by Caitlyn Hurley: “Clare is so dedicated, mature, thoughtful and kind, which helps her thrive in her role as an RA.
Paige Kovnesky

Paige Kovnesky, Student Clerical for Orthopaedic Trauma

Nominated by Kristen Stevens: “Paige has been a huge asset to our ortho trauma team! She’s always willing to pick up extra…
Camila Leiva

Camila Leiva, Student Assistant for International Admissions

Nominated by Shannon O’Hagan: “Camila manages the social media accounts for International Admissions and connects with future Tigers as an international student…
Alexia Smith

Alexia Smith, Resident Advisor for Residential Life

Nominated by Dionte’ Boyd: “Alexia is a hard worker and attentive staff member. She takes her job seriously, making it easy and…
Lauren Schoen

Lauren Schoen, Manager at Baja Grill for Campus Dining Services

Nominated by James Collier: “Lauren is one of the hardest working people I’ve ever met. All of us at Baja rely on…
Charlie Dake

Charlie Dake, Student Assistant for Division of Applied Social Sciences

Nominated by Hannah McClure: “Charlie Dake, a freshman from Illinois, joined our team in Fall 2020. He was eager to learn about…
Aimie Brendel

Aimie Brendel, Communications Intern for the MU Climate Center

Nominated by Ashley Craft: “Aimie is a great go-getter to have on our team this fall! She’s laying out a variety of communications efforts to promote MU Extension and the MU…
Adriene Aubuchon

Adriene Aubuchon, Communications Intern for MU Agriculture and Environment Extension

Nominated by Ashley Craft: “Adriene has hit the ground running this semester as our communications intern! From sorting and organizing our A&E Extension photo library to editing timely materials, she has…
Madison Knight

Madison Knight, Student Assistant for MU Research Reactor

Nominated by Michael D. Glascock, “Madison E. Knight is working in two labs: the Archaeometry Lab at MURR and Plant Sciences Lab in Biological Sciences. After graduation, she…
Natalie Gray

Natalie Gray, Student Assistant for Advancement

Nominated by Susan Tapia, “Natalie can accomplish any task given to her, and always with a great attitude and smile. We depend on her for many things because she’s so efficient…
Sevanna Rowland

Sevanna Rowland, Office Support Assistant for College of Business

Nominated by Leilani Tiefenthaler, “Sevanna continues to bring her best and all to support her fellow students and Advising team. We are always busy in our office especially during Early Registration.
Maddie Kaiser

Maddie Kaiser, Student Assistant for Mizzou Alumni Association

Nominated by Cassie Reeser, “We’re so fortunate to have Maddie back with our team again this year! She’s a joy to have on our team and has intimate knowledge of the…
Liz Flippin

Liz Flippin, Student Assistant in The Bridge for Student Success & Academic Affairs, Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Nominated by Theresa Solis Metz, “Liz is invested in the mission and aims of The Bridge. I appreciate her willingness to go above and beyond with coordinating the administrative aspects of…
Addisyn Henley

Addisyn Henley, Data Entry and Customer Service Software Sales for Div. of Technology

Nominated by Mary Fasciotti, “Addisyn is a very reliable and…
Chloe Dobson

Chloe Dobson, Event and Facilities Frontline for MizzouRec

Nominated by Samantha Cohen, “Chloe is a hard worker and is always looking to help pick up shifts. She is genuine and is a delight to work with.”…
Ben Belongy

Ben Belongy, Student Assistant for Mizzou Engineering Career Services

Nominated by Nicole Fickel, “Ben Belongy has been instrumental in helping our office track our employer engagements and preparing employer engagement reports. He also went above and beyond to help us…
Anna Foster

Anna Foster, Student Employee for Mizzou Alumni Association

Nominated by James Saltat, “Anna has the natural ability on knowing what needs to be done before even being…
Jacob Rissman

Jacob Rissman, Team Mizzou Frontline for MizzouRec

Nominated by Barbara Wilson, “Jacob has worked tirelessly in the last 6 weeks helping to train 95 new employees, sometimes two or three at a time, to the level of acceptance for…
Heather Miller

Heather Miller, Research Assistant for Psychological Sciences

Nominated by Lara Nugent, “We love having Heather on our research team! Give her a challenge, and she will make it happen, no matter what twists and turns come her way.
Moses Farr

Moses Farr, Student Assistant for Mizzou Engineering

Nominated by Nicole Fickel, “Moses Farr always goes the extra mile to help out our office. He is very loyal and committed to ensuring that our career fairs are always a success. For the Fall 2020 Virtual Career Fair, Moses took the lead with helping our students learn the virtual career fair platform. Nominated by Tyler Reyes, “Moses is a senior at MU and he has been with the Engineering Career Services office since his freshman year. He holds two positions on…
Alexis Harris

Alexis Harris, Student Assistant for Mizzou Engineering Career Services

Nominated by Nicole Fickel, “Lexie Harris always goes above and beyond the call of duty. She is always willing to help out the team with any projects/tasks that are needed to be completed. She has really been instrumental in reviewing student resumes…
Lexie Chirpich

Lexie Chirpich, Event Ambassador for MizzouRec

Nominated by Samantha Cohen, “Lexie has been a hardworker since the day I met her. She is always willing to adjust her schedule to cover shifts, comes in with a smile, and has great leadership potential.”…
Hudson Walsh

Hudson Walsh, Event Ambassador for MizzouRec

Nominated by Samantha Cohen, “Hudson is a great worker and leader. He has spent the majority of his college career working events at the Rec…
Taylor Estraca

Taylor Estraca, Student Programming Assistant for TRIO Student Support Services

Nominated by Lisa Scheese, “Taylor is an exceptional student staff member who goes above and beyond to ensure student’s needs are being met.  She is able to complete tasks with very little direction and with a positive attitude.”…
Roman Leapheart

Roman Leapheart, Student Assistant in The Bridge for Student Success & Academic Affairs | Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Nominated by Theresa Solis Metz, “Roman demonstrated initiative and ambition prior to the start of his freshman year when he contacted The…
Daniella Reyes

Daniella Reyes, Involvement Ambassador for Dean of Students

Nominated by Kenna Cornelius, “Daniella kick-started her role as an Involvement Ambassador by working remotely on projects this summer. Early on, it was evident that Daniella was someone who would bring…
Jack Rintoul

Jack Rintoul, Communications Intern for School of Law

Nominated by Karen Neylon, “Jack’s photography, video and graphic design skills help to polish the public face of the Law school on…
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Justin Colley, Student Assistant Paraprofessional for HES Extension

Nominated by Terri Mielke, “Justin Colley is someone I can count on to complete a job and do it well. He goes above and beyond, and when he sees something to be done, he steps in and does it. He…
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Libby Cunningham, Student Assistant for Family Medicine

Nominated by Gina Silvey, “Libby is such a pleasure to have in our department.  She is so organized and efficient, yet fun and creative.  We have the best bulletin boards in the School of Medicine.  We give her a theme…
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Maria Patino Carranza, Student Assistant for Engineering Career Services

Nominated by Nicole Fickel, “Maria Patino Carranza has strong analytical skills and helps our office track and prepare outcome measurement reports of our programs and the Fall 2020 Virtual Career Fair. Her ability to analyze data and prepare executive summaries…
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Stephanie Murray, Graduate Assistant for DHS Office of Experiential Learning

Nominated by Emily Mahler, “COVID-19 affected our internship program and altered many student experiences/searches. Stephanie instantaneously began developing strategies and systems to communicate with both students and their sites, track and document all changes and most importantly support students.
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Deandra Butler, Senior Event Specialist for MizzouRec

Nominated by Samantha Cohen: “Dee is just such a diligent worker. She is always prepared and takes time out of her day to pick up slack when needed.”…