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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 29, 2008    #049
Contact: Wandra Green
(816) 235-1601

Tabitha Martin, School of Nursing, named 2008 Student Affairs Honor Recipients One of 10 students recognized for outstanding academic and service involvement

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management has named Tabitha Martin 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.

Martin graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the School of Nursing. After graduation, Martin plans to work as a staff nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Mercy Hospital. She is a graduate of Christian Liberty Academy.

Previously, Martin was nominated for the Junior Clinical Student of the Year and is an award recipient of the UMKC Curators Scholar Award. Her volunteer and service activities include assistant director for the HEART Theatre Company, Operation Blessing, and school teacher at Sovereign Grace Baptist Church. Martin is a member of the Student Nurses Association and Campus Crusade for Christ.

Martin 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.

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