Two members of the Lion family were recognized this spring for their service to the

Alex Gandy, director of Career Services, received the 2016 Campaign Volunteer of the Year Award from the United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas. The award is given in recognition of exceptional community service and dedication to the community. Gandy served as a member of Missouri Southern’s United Way Fundraising Committee.

Stacie Scrivner, director/department chair of Missouri Southern’s Dental Hygiene program, was recently honored among the 2017 Salute to Health Care class by the Joplin Regional Business Journal. The recognition is in honor of “the service and influence of professionals in the health care community,” according to the publication. Honorees were featured in a March edition of the Business Journal and at a dinner held March 30.