Halls of honor

Missouri S&T residence hall students and staff brought home six of 10 awards – more than any other school – from March’s annual business meeting of the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH).

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MACURH award recipients from left: Matt Hume, Jacob Sherry, Dana Barnard, Alias Seiichi Tagami and Jonathan Leek.

Missouri S&T’s Shamrock Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), an organization composed of the top 1 percent of residence hall leaders, was recognized as the Chapter of the Year for leadership initiatives and programming on campus and in the MACURH region.
In addition, the following students and staff won MACURH awards:
Jonathan Leek, a senior in psychology from St. Louis, was named the NRHH Member of the Year for contributions within NRHH to benefit leaders on campus.
Matt Hume, a sophomore in engineering management from St. Peters, Mo., was named Programmer of the Year for programmatic efforts in the residence halls and on campus.
Jacob Sherry, a sophomore in architectural engineering from Wright City, Mo., was named Student of the Year for leadership in the residence halls.
Alias Seiichi Tagami, a senior in aerospace engineering from Rolla, received the Distinguished Service Award for lifetime service to both the local residence halls and to the MACURH region.
Dana Barnard, Thomas Jefferson Hall resident director, was named Advisor of the Year for contributions to the residence halls and various campus organizations. Barnard was recognized for her efforts in promoting diversity awareness and student empowerment.
Missouri S&T is one of 50 schools in MACURH’s seven-state region.

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