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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Apr 20, 2007    #066
Contact: Amanda Lepper
(816) 235-1592

Angela Maassen named a 2007 UMKC Honor Award recipient

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management has named Angela Maassen a 2007 Honor Award recipient, one of only 10 such graduating seniors to be commended for both her academic achievements and participation in programs outside the classroom. Maassen will be congratulated for her accomplishments at a reception May 4.

UMKC established the honor award program in 1975 to recognize graduating seniors who excelled in academic achievement, involvement in university program and service to the campus and surrounding community. Involvements include student government, clubs and organizations, debate, athletics, visual and performing arts and community service.

Maassen, a Mexico, Mo., native, is a graduate of Mexico Senior High School. At UMKC, she has pursued a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the School of Pharmacy. In addition to her rigorous academic schedule, Maassen has been actively involved in the campus’ Greek community. Once the president of her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi, she has served on the university’s Greek Council, Panhellenic Council and Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol. She also served as a recruitment counselor and was named the most well-founded member of Alpha Delta Pi.

Maassen’s other memberships have included the Golden Key Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity and the Academy of Student Pharmacists. She also participated in intramural basketball and volleyball and was named the UMKC Court Warming Queen in 2004.

Maassen and her fellow recipients will be honored at a reception and breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m. May 4 in room 106 of the University Center, 5000 Holmes St., Kansas City, Mo.

UMKC is one of four University of Missouri campuses. It is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a three-part mission: visual and performing arts, health and life sciences, and urban affairs.

This information is available to people with speech or hearing impairments by calling Relay Missouri at (800) 735-2966 (TT) or (800) 735-2466 (voice).

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