FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 29, 2008 #045
Contact: Wandra Green
Ashley French, College of Arts and Sciences, named 2008 Student Affairs Honor Recipient One of 10 students recognized for outstanding academic and service involvementThe University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management has named Ashley French a 2008 Honor Award recipient, one of 10 graduating seniors to be commended for both academic achievements and participation in programs outside the classroom.
The honor award program was established in 1975 to recognize graduating seniors who excelled in academic achievement, involvement in university programs and service to the campus and surrounding community.
French will graduate from the College of Arts & Sciences, receiving a dual degree — Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Biology.
Beginning in the fall semester, French will enter the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine program. In addition to her academic schedule, she is employed with the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Kansas City and Jackson Animal Clinic in Platte City.
French has been involved with UMKC Scholars for Success Program and UMKC Pre-Medical Society. She has volunteered for American Royal Veterinary Office, the Human Society of Greater Kansas City and Harvesters.
French and her fellow recipients will be honored at a reception and breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m., May 9 in room 106 of the University Center, 5000 Holmes St., Kansas City, MO.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), one of four University of Missouri campuses, is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Celebrating 75 years, UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a three-part mission: visual and performing arts, health sciences, and urban engagement.