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MSSU Students Recognized for KGCS-TV Awards

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Congratulations to MSSU students, including our newest KOAM/FOX 14 reporter Kate Kelley, for their broadcasting awards!

Students from KGCS-TV were recognized during the recent Communication Department Awards ceremony at Missouri Southern State University. KGCS-TV is a service of the MSSU Department of Communications. It gives students the opportunity to get valuable hands-on skills in video production and station operations.

Senior Kristen Fidler of Carl Junction and junior Ashlea Zumwait of Joplin were awarded the Kolpin Scholarship for next year. The Scholarship is named in honor of Ruth Kolpin-Rubison and is given annually to broadcast students at Missouri Southern who meet the criteria. Students have to be majoring in broadcast communications with junior or senior status in the upcoming fall semester, enrolled as a full-time student, having a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 and a major GPA of at least 3.1.

Students were also awarded for their contributions to KGCS this year:

Certificate of Appreciation: Alexandra Still, senior, Monett

Volunteers of the Year: Raeann Garrison-Law, freshman, Carthage ; and Veronica Gazaway, freshman, Carthage

Producers of the Year: Abby West, junior, Joplin; and Maddy West, junior, Joplin

Program of the Year: "MOSO Update"

Student of the Year: Kate Kelley, senior, Neosho

Congratulations to all the recipients!

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