Hank Steinbrenner


Dr. Berry Ezell and Florence Puckett Morton


George and Louise Vaughan


Ginn Family Memorial


Norma Comer Bates


Victor M. Huddleston Jr., Memorial


Paul and Helen Shuck Ross


V-12 Navy


Frances E. Daniel


Anna W. 'Billie' Drakesmith, Memorial


C. Fred and Virginia Wood Bergsten


Mary Rogers McKinney


Dr. Harold L. Momberg


Bernice Morrison-Fuller Connell


Lenora Belle Harris Jacobs


Rogers-Holman Family


Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Hodge


Marian Vogt Robinson


Dr. John D. Hutcherson


Ginn Family Memorial


T. Berry Smith Memorial


Lawrence Kevin Anderson


Luerena Mathewson See


Sherman and Naomi Roberts


Louis Morris Hope


Buell United Methodist Church, Trustee


Dennis Wilson McDaniel


Phillip E. and Phyllis Baylor


Dick and Becky Curry


Linda Addison Palmer


Robert Craig Brown, Memorial


W.S. and L. Gray


Innes Family


James L. and Lone McCormick Martin


Robert E. and Bunny Pieper Long


Elaine Hull Duren Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Dr. David and Arlene Schinke


Leslie M. Johnson


John A. and Jennie Reynolds Rich


O. Wayne Botkin


Lew Wallace Jacobs, Sr.


Judith Kapp McGuire, Class of '59


Rev. W. E. and Laura Corbin Akers


Robert and Donna Puyear


Martha Smith Luck, Trustee


Lewis Manning and Evangeline Boggs Means


Mary Lee Forderhase, Memorial


Dr. Lester C. Shell, Chemistry


Troy D. Cole Memorial


Lillian Kingsbury Edmonston


Frank and Margaret Lee, Trustee


Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Brown Sr.


Tully B. and Maureen Richardson Chenoweth, Jr.

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Lilburn A. Kingsbury


Joe W. Ward Memorial


Charles H. and Jeanne A. Nunning, Presidential


Harris-Patton-Guyton


Hart-Shelton Family


Margaret Clyde Jenkins


Jim and Edna Burch, Presidential


R. Harvey and Ethel Van Scoyoc Humphrey, Memorial


Anderson-Garst


Hank Steinbrenner


Elnora Cunningham Tucker


Drew C. Bates


Kramer C. and Grace Brown Herndon


Rev. Louis and Margaret Evans


Miss Eulalie Pape


James P. and Helen Puckett, Class of '59


Catherine Naegeline Carnes


Jeremiah Kingsbury


Perry/Bayley, Presidential


Huston C. Smith


Rev. Elbridge W. Bartley, Sr.


Judge John R. Hairston


Joan Davidson Bristol


Esther C. Glendinning, Presidential


David Inman

Establish by the Central Methodist Board of Trustee in honor of David Inman.


O.A. and Anne Robinson


Dick and Ginny Dalton, Presidential


Kay Hendricks Hawks Memorial, Class of '59


Dr. John Cannon


Clatworthy Family, Class of '59


Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baker


Mary Louise Perry


Willma Hargrove, Class of '39


Centenary United Methodist Church


Sidney J. and Ardis Wehrli Kimbell


Helen Hornback Wert


Rev. Edward Y. and Suzette Orear Ginn


Dr. B.I. Lawrence


Julia Bayley Brewer

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Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bingham


J.L. and Cora E. Adkins


Alice Jo Harper Jackson, Class of '59


Dr. Thomas B. and Frances F. Mather


Paul H. and Mary Ellen Chenoweth, Presidential


William B. Hall


James L. and Barbara Saunders


Dorothy Orr Wilson


William G. Guerri


Richard D. and Gina Winn Bailey


Robert G. and Judy Martin Parsons


George and Adah L. Lambier


Joe A. and Pan Howell


Nola D. Quisenberry Robinson


Edna Uphaus


Mary Janette Huston Kendrick, Presidential


Paul R. and Annah C. Whitener


Warren and Madeleine Kingsbury


Dr. Ralph and Vera Ross Gillet


F. Lucille Foster Vocal Performance, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


William Goff Caples


McMillan Lewis and Joseph W. Lewis


Edwin A. and Elizabeth May Brown Jenner


Martha Payne Tedrow


Beverly Seehorn Brandt


Fred and Lynn Thornton, Class of '59


Lawrence R. Fawks


Bailey Grandchildren


Georgianna Wilson Tebbetts, Presidential


Franklin Wesley McGuire


George Will and Harriet Shirley


Lena and Marshall Gillette


William B. and Naomi Willis Selah


Louis C. Bailey


Shoemaker Family, Presidential


Paul and Helen Shuck


Ferguson and Addie Hyatt Bell


Fleece-Devaney


Clara Drinkwater Newnam


Kenneth R. and Mary Louise Ahmann, Presidential


Virginia Maier Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Uncas M. McGuire and Will


Alice Jo Harper Jackson


Candace M. and Arthur M. Clough


Nanna Mae and Glenn Brooks


Donald Spalding


Lt. Col. and Mrs. Marvin C. Hamilton


Dr. and Mrs. Elbert Cole


Paul W. King


Mary Carroll Lawrence Jacobs


Everett C. Buckner, Memorial


June Chon Neville


Fleeta McElroy Summers


Westen-Meyers


Dave Lewis, Class of '59


Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Barker


Agnes Griffin Brown, Memorial


William E. and Esther Wilson Wood


Rev. Ivan Lee LaTurno


Dr. Arthur Lee Shuck


Shoup Family


Marie and Emmett Carmichael, Presidential


C.A. Clingenpeel


Kenneth and Johnnie Lawrence, Presidential


Sydney Louise Hayden


William Dean and Jacquelyn Hawker Whitworth, Class of '59


Ralph C. Hon


Robert M. Heyssel, Presidential


Samuel Yankee, Class of '59


Dr. Benjamin Kies, Presidential


W. L. Hairston, Athletic


Dr. and Mrs. M.P. Leech


Dr. Dan and Maggie Elliott


C.F. and Sylvia Huddleson


Rodgers and Ruth Windsor Adams, Class of '59


John D. Smart


Berenice Morrison-Fuller Connell


Vodra Wright and Emma Lee Godbey Philips


James Virgil Smith, Jr.


Lynn Harland and Donna Morris Logan, Presidential


Robert D. Crowe


Richard E. Armitage Memorial


John A. and Elizabeth K. Epple


Kermit W. Klinghammer


Elizabeth P. Birkhimer


Robert and Suzanne Kountz


Patricia Ann Simpson LaTurno


Dr. Nelson A. Bryant Jr.


Dr. Benjamin G. Strehlman


E. Edwin and Bymiece Riegel Hansbrough, Presidential


Ralph and Lavonne Greenhalge Guenther


Dean E.P. Puckett


Mitchell Jacobs Turnage


Everett Marshall King


Rita Sisson, Presidential


E.E. and Maude Adkisson Rich, Presidential


Mitchell Family, Presidential


Dr. Raymond R. Holden, Jr


Dr. Marianne E. Inman

Created by the Central Methodist Board of Trustees


Jayne Ginn Martens


W. Darrell and Shirley Swisher Meyer, Class of '59


Ronald Hendrix Alexander


Donna Morre Lisle, Memorial


Amelia Taubman Jacobs


Margaret Steiner Hughes


Nannetta Marshall Brame


Don and Barbara Madden Wright, Class of '59


Margaret White McKee


Fred R. and Patricia Phillips Hilgeman, Class of '59


Robert V. and Ruth Winter Swanson


Mr. and Mrs. Alan Brueggemann


Anderson-Garst


Wellborn Estes


Daisy Ann McKee Jacobs


John A. and Marion Eberhard Downing


Claude T. Smith


Gene and Doris Biermann, Class of '59


Lew Wallace Jacobs III, Presidential


Marilyn Dickinson Dimond-Scholfield Family


Christina Finlayson-Dana


Leonard Rush Jenkins


William B. Kountz, Academic


Donald R. Eidson


Vinita Park United Methodist Church


Prof. Thomas L. Yancey and Dr. Joseph Geist


John F. and Lucy Eason Shackelford


John and Lucia Renner


Edwin L. and Nadine Taylor Orear


Margaret Woodward Drakesmith, Class of '59


Baskett-Wells-Alexander


Dr. J. Brewer and Winifred Olendorf Marshall


Dr. David and Lee Stewart


Carlton and Aliene Knight


Dorothy Kendrick Siler, Presidential


Sydney and Gretchen Shackelford


Robert L. Summers


Charlotte and Tony Proett


WayneKidwell and Elaine Bridwell-Kidwell, Class of '59


Milton S. Miller


Eleanor B. and John R. Swinney


Erastus Paul Puckett


William Armine Meyer and Veta Groce Meyer, Memorial


James T. Bristol


Dr. Ralph L. and Beulah Sutter Woodward


Barbara Hahne Memorial


C. Paul and Addie Louise Downey Tiley


Edwards/Scarborough


Dr. Donald Pruess


Braxton Rethwisch


Rev. Fielding Marvin


Dr. and Mrs. Carl A. Bergsten


Linda Dreyer


Terry L. Loomis, Memorial


Dr. Thomas A. and Lora M. Perry


Lew Wallace Jacobs, Jr.


Jennie Carlisle Golding


Mr. and Mrs. Burton Smith


James Robert 'Bob' and Eleanor J. King, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship

The Kings created a home and family where hard work and Christian values were developed and nurtured.This code of family ethics and its resulting benefits were well understood by the King children.Bob and Eleanor exemplified these values daily through not only their professional careers, but also through endless additional contributions made through their love of people and music to the communities and churches where they lived and were members.


Biswell and Forbes Family, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship

The Biswell and Forbes families have been leaders of the Howard County community since the early 1800s. Some have been farmers or teachers, while others have served as a Deacon at the First Baptist Church, a Board member of the Howard County Electric Co-op, and a Judge. Over the years more than a dozen family members have attended or graduated from what is now known as Central Methodist University: Charles Bedford Biswell, Hubert Harold Biswell, Mary Josephine Biswell, Myrtle Edith Biswell Sanford, Diane Elizabeth Biswell Ferrier, Frederick Orin Biswell Jr., Kathy Jo Biswell Brady, Richard Alexander Forbes, Charles Theodore Forbes, Missouri Maurice Forbes Long, Helen Elizabeth Biswell Forbes, Kenneth Cecil Forbes, Debra Kay Forbes, and Dayna Beth Forbes Salsgiver. The education that they received helped them immensely in their respective paths through life. This scholarship is to honor the members of those families that have come before in hopes that the support will spur the recipients on to great things.


Cooper County Health Improvement Corporation Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Ted '81 and Martha House, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Charlotte Summers Wenneker, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Beth Hammond and Rev. Dr. John Gooch, Class of '59, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship

I am honored to be added to the growing number of Class of ’59 Hall of Sponsors – number 23.It is so special to see this list continue to grow. Looking back on my years at Central College (names do change) I would lift up these memories… I helped organize Zeta Psi Lambda and was the charter president.I survived Dr.Schaff with my Elementary Education peers.I was gone from campus one semester, traveling to Germany as a 4-H Exchange student.And I returned to find John Gooch waiting for me!Those events helped shape my adult life. I would lift up these accomplishments… both of our children are now our friends and productive honorable adults.I spent many hours in data processing helping prepare a large hospital corporation for 2000; it was completed with zero defects.This is my twentieth year as a volunteer AARP Tax Preparer.I / we have learned much in this last year in how to live with this world wide Covid-19 pandemic.Beth Hammond Gooch March, 2021


Walter Roy Newcomb and Lloyd Dean Olson Memorial Trustee Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Walter Roy Newcomb and Lloyd Dean Olson Memorial Trustee Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


William and Betty McIntosh Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


William and Betty McIntosh Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Eula Willis Wise, Gerald W. Wise, Patricia Wise Wilson and Mary Vickars Wilson, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Eula Willis Wise, Gerald W. Wise, Patricia Wise Wilson and Mary Vickars Wilson, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Eula Willis Wise, Gerald W. Wise, Patricia Wise Wilson and Mary Vickars Wilson, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Eula Willis Wise, Gerald W. Wise, Patricia Wise Wilson and Mary Vickars Wilson, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Eula Willis Wise, Gerald W. Wise, Patricia Wise Wilson and Mary Vickars Wilson, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Berenice Fuller Connell, Trustee Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Berenice Fuller Connell, Trustee Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Berenice Fuller Connell, Trustee Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Anderson-Garst


Anderson-Garst


William Hairston, Trustee Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Anderson--Garst


Louis C. Bailey, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Dr. Ralph and Vera Ross Gillet, Trustee Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


George Will and Harriet Shirley, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


George Will and Harriet Shirley, Hall of Sponsors Scholarship


Alessandro Lacerti

Business

Monselice, Padua, Italy


Sara King

English

El Dorado Springs, MO

I graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 2019, and now I’m a Junior English-education major here at Central. I plan on teaching high school English after graduation. Currently, I participate in Choir, Sigma Tau Delta, and the Student Government Association.


Montana Stangel

Physics

Rockville, MO

I am from a small town called Rockville Missouri, and graduated from Rich Hill High School. I am the youngest of seven children, ranging in age from 42 to 20 years old. I plan to get a Bachelor of Science in Psychology to help either athletes or children. I am very adventurous and love the outdoors. I also love playing softball and sand volleyball with my friends. I chose CMU because it felt like home when I first stepped foot on campus.


Jacob Keller

Music Education

Russellville, MO


Joshua Hearst

Business

Windermere, FL


Allie Schulte

Elementary Education

Marshall, MO


Nathaniel Echols

Communication Studies

Foley, MO

I’m from Foley, Missouri. I’m attending CMU to get my bachelor’s degree in Communication, and plan to go into Public Relations and/or Marketing after college. I’m heavily interested in football, and music. I chose CMU because of the smaller class sizes, sports opportunities, and because I already had friends attending CMU.


Emily Schoonover

Nursing

Lake Saint Louis, MO


Casey Brooks

Music Education

Pacific, MO

I am from Pacific Missouri, a small town outside of St. Louis. I will be majoring in Music Education so that I can be a band director. After graduation I plan on working towards a Master’s in Music Performance so that one day I may be able to perform the flute professionally. Playing flute is my favorite thing in my life, and I am so excited that I get to play for CMU. I chose CMU because of the close-knit atmosphere within student life, the lovely campus, and wonderful faculty.


Joshua Roberts

Political Science

Springfield, MO


Danielle McQueen

Biology

Mountain Grove, MO


Bryce Daugherty

Criminal Justice

Kennett, MO

I am from Kennett, Missouri. I am majoring in criminal justice. After I graduate from CMU, I plan on pursuing a career as a state trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. In my free time, I enjoy playing video games, messing around with new technology, getting outdoors and hiking, and helping other people when I can. I chose CMU for the supportive learning environment that everyone from faculty and staff to fellow students create.


Blessed Kisakye

Biology

Kampala, Uganda

I come from Kampala, Uganda and I love to read and swim in my free time. I major in Biology and minor in Chemistry and plan on attaining a medical degree in the future so that I can help people have a better quality of life. I chose to attend Central Methodist University because of the recommendations I received from the alumni. Central Methodist University has dedicated professors who provide a nurturing environment which makes me pleased with the choice I made.


Marchya Jackson

Sociology

Boonville, MO


Rachel Guilford

Nursing

Macon, MO


Keron Banks

Political Science

Oran, MO


Kylie Campbell

Biology

Cameron, MO

Thank you for choosing me for this award. This will be my senior year at Central Methodist University and I have loved my time and experience here as a student athlete. I am a Biology major with a Psychology minor currently applying to Physical Therapy school. The stress of this year is high with it being my last year of undergrad thus, the smallest news like receiving this sponsorship makes my day. I appreciate you seeing potential in me and my future and just know that you are helping me make my dreams a reality.


Calyssa Plymell

Pre-Nursing

Sedalia, MO

I live in Sedalia, Missouri with my single mother and she works very hard to provide for me and my older brother who also attends college at UCM. With this money I can live out my dream of becoming a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. I plan to attend graduate school after CMU in order to attain my Nurse Practitioner's license. I do not have a hospital in mind, but I'm thinking somewhere in Missouri to fulfill my nursing career. My interests include science, human anatomy, sports, and spending time with my family and friends. The reason I chose CMU was because of the welcoming atmosphere and the reputable nursing program that is offered. While in high school I was on many sports teams, but my main sports were track, softball, and swimming. I was also a participant in many clubs such as Link Crew, Medical Explorers, and HOSA in which I was a committee leader.


Megan Aubuchon

Pre-Health Related Profession

Ste. Genevieve, MO


Jacob Keller

Music Education

Russellville, MO


Tessa Maidens

Biology

Waxhaw, NC

I am originally from Arlington, Texas but I have found my new home at Central Methodist University; where I am majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry. Central Methodist has provided me with a safe place, full of positive and encouraging people that inspire me to be my best self. It’s because of that I am proud to be a part of this university and participate in softball, student government, marine biology, and other student life. After I finish my undergraduate degree, I intend to peruse a PhD in my field and research stem cells. I am committed to using my education and the opportunities provided by Central Methodist to make a difference in the scientific field and advancements in stem cell research.


Alexis McClure

Accounting

Poplar Bluff, MO

I grew up in Poplar Bluff, MO with my mom, stepdad, and 2 brothers. At Central, I am majoring in Accounting and Criminal Justice. During my freshmen year, I joined Theta Chi Upsilon, DECA, and in the color guard for the campus’ marching band. My first year in DECA, I became the state president. In my free time, I love to read, color, and hang out with friends. I chose Central because of the tight-knit community, the amazing accounting/business program, and great on-campus activities. After I graduate from Central Methodist University, I am planning on pursing my CPA certification, along with earning an auditing job.


Murphy Quint

Exercise Science

Fayette, MO

I am originally from Fayette, MO and grew up in this small town since I was little. My mother and father both graduated from CMU in the late 90’s and participated in Greek life just like me. I am currently majoring in exercise science with hope of getting into the masters of athletic training program in two years. I am also minoring in political science. Once I graduate from CMU I plan to further my career into the professional sports world, hoping to become an athletic trainer for the NFL. Some of my interest include reading books, and spending time with family and friends. I chose CMU because it has always felt like home.


Madison Kaylor

Psychology

Glasgow, MO


Carlie Milz

Pre-Education

Chaffee, MO


Kaitlin Larison

Marine Biology

Weston, MO

I live in Weston Missouri. I am the daughter of Mike and Cindy Larison and have one older sister, Paige Larison. I am a Marine Biology major and plan to work on the coast with rehabilitating injured marine animals after my education. I am currently active in Marine Biology club as the Social Media Chair, Kappa Beta Gamma as the Vice President, and Envy Dance Team as Captain. I chose CMU for the incredible dance program. I am honored to be apart of an aspiring team.


Katelyn Moeller

Pre-Nursing

Williamsville, MO

I am from Poplar Bluff, MO where I live with my Mom and Dad. I am majoring in nursing with this I plan to work in either the emergency room or the ICU. I am a huge baseball fan but the St. Louis Cardinals are my favorite. I am also a fan of Marvel and Supernatural. I choose to come to CMU because of the great nursing program as well to run cross country and track.


Odmund Bautista

Computer Science

Sedalia, MO


Luke Seest

Physical Therapy Assistant

Rolla, MO

I am a graduate of Rolla High School in Rolla, Mo. I intend on graduating Central Methodist with a business degree and a minor in finance. I also plan to get my real estate license and go into real estate when I graduate. Some of my interests and hobbies include playing baseball, hanging out with friends, fishing, and sometimes playing video games. I personally chose Central Methodist because I was very pleased with the great education as well as their great baseball program that I am excited to join.


Abigail Burns

Nursing

Boonville, MO


Jacob Wheeler

Nursing

Franklin, WI


Grace Hundley

Nursing

New Franklin, MO

I am from New Franklin, MO.After graduating, I want to open a greenhouse that provides naturally grown produce and also supplying fresh flowers and plants so people can grow at home is a huge goal of mine. I chose CMU for the amazing education I can get through the school plus the smaller community means I have closer connections to my professors and to my peers.


Paige Lakenburger

Biology

Smithville, MO

I am from Smithville, Missouri. Fayette is where my grandparents, raised my mom and uncle.It has been a cool experience to live somewhere my family once did. I am currently a biology major here at Central. I plan to go to grad school for genetics. I really enjoy playing soccer here which is another reason I chose this school.


Lauren Roche

Pre Nursing

Aurora, CO


Beatrice Malenga

Pre Health Related Profession

Bowling Green, MO

I was born in Africa and grew up with one sister, two brothers and my parents. We lived while war and chaos was still going on. I had to grow up in poverty, but I was still happy because I was with my family and a roof over my head. I came to America in 2012 and was transported to Kentucky. I chose Central Methodist because I want to follow my dreams and play soccer while trying to get a degree in nursing to later on help others in need at the hospital.


To Be Awarded 2022

 

 


Shelby Wright

Pre-Health Related Professions

Monroe City, MO


Carlie Baldus

Nursing

Blue Springs, MO


Layla Beyer

Music Education

Slater, MO

Central has always been a dream of mine. I am going into my sophomore year of college. I am newly a psychology major, and am largely involved here with the fine arts department. I am originally from Missouri, but stay with my grandparents in Texas when school isn’t in session. When I’m not busy with school, I am hanging out with my friends or training and spending time with my dog Sadie.


Natalie Quinteros

BA Nursing

Richmond, TX

I was born and raised in Houston, Texas, but last year I moved to a small town outside of Houston called Richmond. I am a communication major and after graduation I plan to either continue furthering my education by earning my masters or I will start my career in sports media. I chose CMU because of the opportunities it has provided me with continuing my soccer career while receiving higher education.


Brooke Hackman

English

Glasgow, MO


Rebecca Cavazos

Exercise Science

Edinburg, TX


Mitchell Crofton

Music Ministry

Springfield, IL

I was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois. I grew up playing sports, making music, and within the church. I grew up being surrounded by music. My involvement in church consisted of different vocal choirs, handbell choir, being a VBS volunteer, youth group, and youth group worship band. My passion for music and the involvement I had in church urged me to become a Music Ministry Major at CMU. After I graduate, I plan to become a Director of Worship Arts within a church, while leading worship to honor and glorify God.


Hannah Mitchell

Exercise Science

Paris, MO


Felixhy Dominguez Nava

Communication Studies

Chihuahua, Mexico


Meaghan Faust

Biology

De Soto, MO


Marcus Esko

English

Bad Salzuflen, Germany


Tate Hanners

Chemistry

Marble Hill, MO

I am from a small town in Southeast Missouri called Marble Hill. I am a pre-medicine student majoring in chemistry. I have been accepted to medical school through CMU’s partnership program with Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine. I will be attending Kansas City University’s Joplin campus next July. I currently aspire to become an ophthalmologist and return to the Southeast Missouri region to practice. Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my family, attending church, and playing the piano. I made the decision to come to CMU because of the small-town feel of the university and faculty.


Hunter Phillips

Exercise Science

Prattville, AL

My home town is Prattville, Alabama. I chose CMU because it felt like home. The small-town feel, is just like back home and the small classroom sizes will allow me to have a closer relationship with my professors and peers. CMU will allow me to continue my dreams of playing football at the collegiate level. I am incredibly thankful to be a part of this community.


Emily Gann

Vocal Music

St. Louis, MO

I call Lake Saint Louis, Missouri home and go back to visit my parents, brother and dog often. I am majoring in Music Education and plan to inspire K-12 students after graduation. I thoroughly enjoy theatre and choir, and actively participate in both programs on campus.I chose Central Methodist University because the atmosphere seemed amazing. After my first year, I am confident that my assumption was correct. My peers, professors and lifelong friends I have made feel like family to me, and I could not have chosen a better place to further my education.


Caitlyn King

Business

El Dorado Springs, MO

I graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 2019, and now I’m a Junior English-education major here at Central. I plan on teaching high school English after graduation. Currently, I participate in Choir, Sigma Tau Delta, and the Student Government Association.


Trenton Colbert

Computer Science

Marshall, MO


Parker Yager

Environmental Science

Monrose City, MO

I am beginning my Senior year towards a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science. I have always been interested in conservation and I take pride in our planet and want to do what I can to help protect it. In addition to being a student at the university, I am also a member of the CMU Track & Field team as a pole vaulter.


William Bowers-Delius

History

Fayette, MO

I was born and raised in Fayette, and I was brought up by my mom and grandparents. It's also the reason I chose Central as my first-choice college, as I grew up practically right next to it. I am currently working towards a Bachelor's Degree of Education at CMU. I hope to move into the secondary education field after I finish college while also working on my Master's. Additionally, I hope to keep up my hobbies with e-sports, musicianship, and board games. Also, I hope to reconnect with some of my activities that I participated in in high school, such as theater, concert band, and marching band.


Brittany Dush

Religion and Church Leadership

Park Hills, MO

My name is Britt Dush. During my time here, I will be studying and pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Church Leadership. I am from Park Hills, MO but have lived in various locations due to my father being a licensed local pastor in the United Methodist Church. Once I graduate CMU, I have plans to apply and hopefully attend Asbury School of Theology in Wilmore, KY to get a Master of Divinity to become an ordained pastor in the United Methodist Church. My interests are in music, technology, and theology/philosophy. I am always looking to learn something new!</p>


Alyssa Moore

Mathematics

Ashland, MO

I am originally from Auxvasse, Missouri and graduated from a very small high school, North Callaway. I transferred to CMU after earning my Associate Degree from Moberly Area Community College (MACC). My major is mathematics. While I’m unsure what path I will follow after graduation, I know that my education from CMU will provide better opportunities in any future endeavors.


Montana Bohannon

Criminal Justice

Lynchburg, MO


Matthew Allred

Computer Science

Rogers, AR

I am originally from Ventura, California, but moved to Rogers, Arkansas when I started high school. I have two older sisters and one older brother along with eleven nieces and nephews. I am majoring in Computer Science and I plan on finding a job in a related field once I graduate college. I began playing football in high school and have continued to play here in college, which is what originally drove me to choosing CMU. I am striving to learn more about the computer science field every day and I cannot wait to make a difference in my community.


Abby Littrell

Business

Glasgow, MO


Dawson Wiswall

Biology

Fayette, MO


Austin Bristow

Music

Fulton, MO


Dalton Eckhoff

Business

Emma, MO


Alessandro Lacerti

Business

Monselice, Padova


Hunter Hamilton

Physics

Norborne, MO

I am from Norborne, Missouri, about an hour east of Kansas City. I am a business major going into my sophomore year at Central Methodist. I hope to pursue a career in sales with Major League Baseball. I love to fish, spend time with my family, and spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks working.I came to Central Methodist in hopes to play baseball at the college level, but later found other things on campus I enjoyed doing more, including Greek Life and spending time with my friends.


Matthew Barker

Criminal Justice

Kingsville, MO

I went to Holden High School in Holden, MO. I grew up there with my dad, mom, and younger brother. While growing up, dirt track racing was always a family hobby. When I was old enough to drive a go kart, I partook in the family hobby. Here at Central, I plan to double major in Criminal Justice and Psychology. With my degrees, I plan to become a police officer and work my way into the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a negotiator. On campus I am involved in the Envy Dance Team, Alpha Phi Gamma, and I am also a Student Ambassador for Central. Being involved in these teams and activities shows just how amazing the Central experience is. The reason that I chose CMU is because of the size and closeness of the campus. I love being able to walk across campus and always see someone I know. This gives campus a family feel.


Connor Sanchegraw

Junior

Hallsville, MO


Alli Muri

Pre-Education

Jamestown, MO

I am from a small town named Jamestown. I come from a big family of six, with an identical twin sister that has graduated from Central Methodist Nursing Program. I am beyond excited to also earn my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at Central Methodist. I chose Central Methodist as my place to earn my education because everyone her welcomes you with open arms.


Madison Bates

Business

Zimbabwe

I graduated from Moberly High School. I am extremely honored to have received an academic scholarship that will allow me to continue my education at CMU. In addition to attending school full time, I also work 20+ hours a week to help pay for my education, so this scholarship is a true blessing for me. While at CMU, I plan to study business and someday, hope to own my own small business. I want to find a rewarding career where I can help my community and become a role model for other female entrepreneurs.


Jakob Gentry

Communication Studies

Wentzville, MO


Madalyn Bartholomew

Music Education

Salisbury, MO

I am from Salisbury, Missouri.Throughout my experience at Central, I have been fortunate enough to receive ample support from my family, community, and even people I have never met as I have pursued many goals in my education. The world is always in need of people willing to lift others up. I hope to be one of these people and support the education of others in the ways I have been supported, with an abundance of love, encouragement, wise counsel, and valuable examples. Central is a wonderful place to receive this support and a great community to be a part of.


Micaela Harcrow

History

Mustang, OK

I'm from Mustang, OK. I am currently majoring in History. I want to help fill in the gaps to my future students‘ minds to know what really happened in historical events. My interests include graduating from this amazing college, Central Methodist, with a Bachelor of Science. Helping my teammates win the World Series with the three years I’ll be here for softball is a great interest of mine as well. I chose CMU not just for softball, the campus invited me in a long with all the wonderful people that attend or work at the campus.


Craig Brinkman

Criminal Justice

Fair Grove, MO


Hunter Melugin

Religion & Church Leadership

Cedar Hill, MO


Duke Newsted

Religion and Church Leadership

Centralia, MO


Keighlan Cronin

Health Care Administration

St. Charles, MO


Joshua Morrow

Communication Studies

Higbee, MO

I’m from the small town of Higbee, so I’m not too far away from Fayette. I chose CMU, because of how close it was to home, I really wanted to stay close to my grandparents, so CMU was the perfect choice. My major is in Communications, and right now I’m planning to go into radio after I graduate from Central Methodist University.


Olivia Kiely

Pre-Nursing

Clinton, MO

I chose CMU because it fit my needs best compared to all other colleges. CMU is located in the small town of Fayette, which I very much like. I was very involved through high school and CMU allows many opportunities for me to be involved. I am fully committed to the nursing program here at CMU and I hope to make a difference in the healthcare field in the future.


Emily Lawler

Biology

Columbia, MO

I went to Father Tolton Catholic High School where I played softball and ran track. I chose Central Methodist because of its class sizes and science program. I am unsure what occupation I will pursue but I am very interested in the health field and the opportunities it provides to help others.


Kylie VanGundy

Biology

Wentzville, MO

I am originally from Wentzville, Missouri, and I am the oldest of three kids, so the opportunity to show them that it is possible to be successful in college and chase big dreams means so much to me. I am currently majoring in Psychology, with a minor in Biology, and I love learning about both fields. Learning about the psychological and biological backgrounds behind human nature and behavior is what really interests me. I want to be able to utilize my knowledge of these things to help others and make the world a better, and happier, place. I am so thankful for Central Methodist’s wonderful faculty who have supported, and continue to support, my educational endeavors, and who never fail to inspire me. It is because of people like you, that I am following this career path, and working hard toward a successful future.


Juliana Shields

Biology

Lake Ozark, MO


Sebastian Colbert

Accounting

Marshall, MO

I was born and raised in Marshall, Missouri. My parents provided me with everything I could ask for and I am very grateful for that. Even in times of hardship they still found ways to keep a roof over my head. I will be majoring in Accounting and hope to become a Tax Accountant. I've always been interested in finances and so here I am. I chose Central Methodist University because here I see a chance for me to get a great education and become the best I can be. I plan on becoming an active member of the community as well as a part of the esports program.


Alissa Malone

Nursing

Otterville, MO


Tyler Dorman

BSN Nursing

Centralia, MO


Erin Williams

Pre Physical Therapy Assistant

Tuscumbia, MO


David Reinert

Music

Park Hills, MO


Kaitlyn Kongdara

Exercise Science

Saginaw, TX


Jacob Barks

Undeclared

Sedgewickville, MO


Andrew Adams

Music Education

New Franklin, MO

I am a Music Education major at Central Methodist University, and I want to become an influential band director like my own band director, Mrs. Lisa Dobbs, at New Franklin. After my Undergraduate Degree at Central, I want to get my Masters at Mizzou in either Music Education or Composition. I like listening to all sorts of music, as well as playing games with my friends (both online and in person). I chose to go to CMU because of how small it is.


Nathaniel Quick

Computer Science

Fulton, MO


Mikayla Kinkead

Music Ministry

Fredericktown, MO

I am from Fredericktown, MO. I grew up as the oldest with 5 siblings which, of course, has brought much responsibility that has carried over into making me the independent woman that I now am. I am majoring in Music Ministry and plan to assist as a worship pastor/director at a church plant after I graduate. I love music and I love using my musical abilities for the Church. I chose CMU because it offers me a great opportunity to further my skills not only as a student and musician, but as a worship leader.


Alissa Malone

Early Childhood Education

Otterville, MO


Brea Hindersmann

Pre-Nursing

Marthasville, MO


Sarah King

English

El Dorado Springs, MO

I graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 2019, and now I’m a Junior English-education major here at Central. I plan on teaching high school English after graduation. Currently, I participate in Choir, Sigma Tau Delta, and the Student Government Association.


Avery Davis

Pre-Nursing

Olathe, KS

I am from Olathe, Kansas.As soon as I stepped onto Central campus, I knew it was the place for me. Everyone was so friendly and willing to help it really felt like a family. The beautiful campus, excellent academics, and competitive sports teams made my college decision easy. I will be starting my sophomore year at Central, and I am involved in the sorority Kappa Beta Gamma, and I am also on the Women’s Soccer Team.


Avery Hays

Biology

Lebanon

I am from Lebanon, Missouri, just a few hours from Fayette. At CMU I am majoring in biology, with a dual minor in chemistry and criminal justice. I am planning to look into the field of forensic science or perhaps a more medical based career path. I plan to take my education to graduate school pursuing one of these two things after I graduate. I am currently a sophomore here at CMU play for the varsity volleyball team. I love the atmosphere and the at home feeling that Central Methodist gives off, and I so glad to get to call this school home.


Alexis Carrasco

Psychology

Sparks, NV

I live in Sparks, Nevada where I graduated from Truckee Meadows Community College High School. Along with academics, I participated in tennis and softball, where I was honored to be selected for the All-Academic Team. I am majoring in Psychology and with that degree I plan on furthering my education to becoming a Pediatrician.I enjoy being outside, playing sports and traveling.


Maura Drew

Biology

Glasgow, MO


Rebecca Hanson

Marine Biology

Fayette, MO


Alec Bell

Business

Festus, MO

My hometown is Festus, Missouri and I graduated from Festus High School. Looking at my future at CMU, I will be majoring in business. Additionally, I will be a member of the men’s soccer team. I intend, and have aspirations, of being successful in both my academics and athletics over the next 4 years at CMU. I know that will be encouraged by the proud staff and students of the university.


Phillip Brown

Music

St. Peters, MO

I'm from Saint Peter's. I'm spending my time at CMU earning a degree in vocal performance and I plan to spend the rest of my life sharing my passion for performance with the world. In addition to music, I spend a lot of time with the Theatre department. This year, in particular, I'll be choreographing our musical! If all that wasn't enough, I'm also co-captain of our mock trial team and I'm a member of our Esports program.


Nyjahl Vaughn

Physical Therapy Assistant

East St. Louis, IL

I choose CMU because when I went on my visit the campus had more to it than just the life of a football player. I plan on a PTA major with hope of becoming a PT.


EmmaLee Campbell

Pre-Education

Rocheport, MO


Fernando Jimenez

Education

Columbia, MO


Carlie Baldus

Nursing

Blue Springs, MO


Evan Howard

Exercise Science

Lecoma, MO


Grace Pinkerton

Business

Caney, KS

I am from a small town in Kansas called Caney. My mom works as an insurance agent at a small independent company. I am a business major and I am not quite sure what I want my emphasis to be yet, but I am leaning toward marketing or management. My goal is to become a marketing manager after graduating from Central Methodist University. I have a passion for wrestling, art, reading, and being with my friends and family. I chose to come to CMU because of the women's wrestling program, but when I got to campus I fell in love with the school itself. In high school, some would say I was overly active. I was a member of FFA, KAY, NHS, FCA, drama, art, wrestling, manager for the volleyball team, scholars bowl among others. I am currently a member of the CMU women's wrestling team.


Katherine Bangert

Pre-Nursing

Coldwater, MO

I am 20 years old and was born and raised on a beef cattle farm in the small town of Coldwater, Mo. Throughout high school I participated in every sport I was given the opportunity too and have continued my athletic career as a member of Central’s track and cross country teams. I am now a junior at Central and am excited to be entering my second semester of the nursing program! In my spare time from studies and practice I enjoy volunteering at Faith Family church, walking around town and swimming at DC Rogers lake. I enjoy working with children and staying active and am looking forward to finding a way to incorporate those passions into my career as a nurse in the future!


Cassidy Brent

Psychology

Knob Noster, MO

I am presently pursuing a BS Degree in Psychology with emphasis in Biology. After graduation I plan on applying to Medical School and completing a degree in Psychiatry. My end goal is to work with young children and adolescents.


Kyle Schleeter

Biology

Fayette, MO


Sara Ratliff

History

Higbee, MO

I am currently a senior History and Sociology double major from Higbee, Missouri. On campus, I am a member of Sigma Tau Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Lambda Delta, and Pi Gamma Mu honors societies


Nathaniel Echols

Communications

Foley, MO


Arielle Prince

Music

Pevely, MO


John Fender

Music Ministry

Columbia, MO

I am from Columbia, MO. I am the oldest of three siblings, which comes with a lot of responsibility, but I believe it has helped prepare me for adulthood. I am majoring in Music Ministry and plan to be a Worship Director and Professional Musician after graduation. I love all aspects of music from a plethora of instruments to production work. I also love using my talents for the church. CMU has given me the ability and opportunities to add and further my skills as both a Worship Leader and Musician and Student.


Josh Derendinger

Music Education

Boonville, MO

My family and I live in Boonville, Missouri, which is not that far from Fayette. My interests are playing different instruments, and Drum Corps. My major is Instrumental Music Education. After graduation, I'm planning on teaching any middle school, and/or high school bands in Missouri. I chose CMU, because of three reasons; small campus, nice people, and an incredible music program. I've been coming to CMU ever since I went to Music Camp in 7th grade. Since then, I've continued to come for camp, and take trumpet lessons with Dr. Perkins. Every time I go to CMU, I always have friendly faculty, classmates, and the fact everyone knows me by my name, instead of a number, is a huge win. Having all the classes close together is also a huge win.


Hunter Hanson

Communication Studies

Saldotna, AK


Abigail Taylor

Pre-Health Related Profession

Leavenworth, KS


Clayton Gochenour

Physical Therapy Assistant

Boonville, MO

I grew up in Boonville, Missouri having sports being an active part of my life. In High School, I got hurt playing Basketball and I went to Physical Therapy. The combination of the rehabilitation environment mixed in with my love to help people inspired me to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. I learned that Central Methodist had a Physical Therapist Assistant program, so I jumped on the opportunity since it is close to home. I am now in my last semester of Physical Therapist Assistant school and I want to work towards a Doctorate in Physical Therapy


Damian Walker

Mathematics

Eolia, MO

I am from the small town of Eolia, Missouri. I graduated at the top of my class of only 33 students. I am majoring in Structural Engineering and hope to one day start a career in that field. I have always been interested in building things and problem solving so this field of work seems like a good fit for me. I chose CMU because I wanted to further my education on a smaller campus that really cares about their students as well as to have the opportunity to continue to play football. CMU was an obvious choice as it met all of my criteria perfectly and I am very happy that I made the decision to enroll. I am grateful for the things CMU has done and will continue to do for me.


Devyn Armstead

Pre-Education

Franklin, LA

I am from Franklin, Louisiana. I am the 3rd oldest child out of 5. I have two brothers and two sisters. Other than playing football, I like to do outdoor activities such as riding horses, ATV’s, and fishing. My major is Exercise Science with a minor in Chemistry.I chose CMU because they gave me an opportunity to not only play football, but to pursue my education as well


Jackson Rotert

Sports Management

Montrose, MO

Currently at CMU I am studying Sports Management and Business Education. When I graduate I will leave with a Bachelors of Science in sports Management and a teaching certificate in business. My plans with this degree is to coach basketball at the Division 1 level. I love basketball and I would love to make a career out of it. But I also love movies, reading, and board games, such as chess. I choose CMU because of how close knit everyone is and because of the opportunities that can come out of meeting people who also attend/ attended CMU.


Amy Blair

Biology

Maywood, MO


Ethan Vandall

Exercise Science

Moberly, MO


Lyna Aida Williams Whitehead

Music Education

Fayette, MO


Jaren Vanmeter

Pre-Education

Bethany, MO

I am from a small Midwest town in Bethany, Missouri with a great school system. Both of my parents are alumni from Central Methodist and when I had my college visit the campus was beautiful, staff were welcoming, and it just felt like home for me.


Carter Bailey

Exercise Science

New Franklin, MO

I grew up in Rocheport, MO and attended New Franklin High School. At Central Methodist, I am pursuing a degree in athletic training and physical therapy. Upon completing my education, I hope to join a major university sports program. It will great to stay involved with athletics and be able to help people recover from injuries. My interest in this field of study began during my senior year of high school basketball when I tore the ACL in my right knee. Going through the surgery and recovery process, I realized how meaningful and impactful one person can be in helping others recover from injuries. This experience led me to Central Methodist where I am excited to be part of the athletic training program and a member of the golf team.


Rachel Smith

Accounting

Wentzville, MO

My name is Rachel Smith and I am from Wentzville, Missouri. CMU has been so good to me so far in my academic journey. I chose this school to pursue both of my athletic and academic careers. What I have experienced here is beyond what I ever thought I would and I am so grateful for it. Although I have had a wonderful three years here, I am planning on making the fourth my best year yet.


Jennifer Ning

Pre-Health Related Professions

Fulton, MO


Nii Bruce

Communications

Arlington, TX

I was born in Arlington, Texas to a family of 4. I will be coming in to major in communications so after I graduate I plan to pursue a career in sports broadcasting. On campus will be playing football for the Central Methodist University football team.


Andre Piterman

Business

Belo Horizonte, Brazil

I am from Belo Horizonte, Brazil.I’m starting a new chapter at CMU where I feel like it is a great fit for me for both, a great soccer team and a really good education with my major being business. After I’m done with college I’d like to play professional soccer, but if that is not possible I’d like to stay connected to sports and business by getting a job at a sports team, but on the administrative side.


Paige Lakenburger

Biology

Smithville, MO


Kaylee Schmohe

Biology

Hannibal, MO

I am currently a sophomore at Central Methodist University and majoring in biology, minoring in chemistry. I am from Hannibal, MO where I grew up as a Hannibal Pirate. I have an older sister who also attends Central Methodist. After I graduate from CMU, I plan on going on to medical school to fulfill my dream of becoming a cardiovascular technician. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, shopping, and watching sports in my free time. I chose Central Methodist because when I went on a campus tour with my sister I could tell how much everyone enjoyed being around each other and how much fun they had together.


Jennifer Durbin

Marine Biology

Chilicothe, MO

I’m currently a junior here at Central Methodist. Even though I grew up around here, in the land-locked Midwest, I’ve always been drawn to the creatures of the deep. I’m now studying marine biology under the watchful eye of Professor Thurmon. Using this knowledge from CMU I will be able to full observe these creatures in their natural habitats.


Taylor Meadows

Marine Biology

Seneca, MO

I am from Seneca, Missouri, which is a small town just outside of Joplin. I am majoring in Marine Biology, and I am planning to go to graduate school to pursue a PhD after earning my bachelor’s degree here. I’m extremely interested in sharks and I’m passionate about saving them, so I started the cause “No MO Shark Fins” to represent and educate Missourians in the fight to get the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act passed in legislation. I chose to go to CMU because of the amazing Marine Biology program, the small size, and how professors genuinely care about each of their students.


Jett Rollins

Biology

Springfield, MO

I was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. I plan to major in biology during the next 4 years I spend at Central Methodist University. CMU caught my interest as a school for the future for me because I was offered a football and academic scholarship. The reason I chose CMU is because I was presented with the attitude that I was wanted at this school and I was very impressed with my visit as a whole.


Avery Hays

Biology

Lebanon, MO

I am from Lebanon, Missouri, just a few hours from Fayette. At CMU I am majoring in biology, with a dual minor in chemistry and criminal justice. I am planning to look into the field of forensic science or perhaps a more medical based career path. I am currently a sophomore here at CMU play for the varsity volleyball team. I love the atmosphere and the at home feeling that Central Methodist gives off, and I so glad to get to call this school home.


Emily Millstead

Music

Holden, MO


Aeris Barton

Biology

Fayette, MO


Emilia Schleper

Biology

Pacific, MO

I live in Pacific, Missouri (a few miles from Six Flags).I am a cheerleader on both the sprit and competition squads here at CMU which consumes a lot of my free time outside of class. I am loving my experience here at CMU! The small town feel of the University offers a close sense of community, and safety while offering the academics and opportunities I want. CMU is a little over two hours away from home allowing me to be far enough away to begin learning and growing on my own, but close enough to drive home to be with family. I absolutely love the atmosphere! My professors are friendly, approachable, encouraging, and make learning fun. I made friends from all over the country and abroad during my first year and am thrilled to be back on campus to continue making more memories.


Cora Johnson-Woessner

Psychology

Encinitas, CA

I am originally from a small town on Maui about the size of Fayette and moved to San Diego California when I turned 15. Once I met Joe Parisi, he told me about the wrestling program they were starting up and that I should consider joining the team. After I visited and fell in love with the campus I ended up committing and becoming the first female to sign on to the women's wrestling team at Central Methodist. My major at the moment is psychology which will help in the future with my plans on helping kids in the juvenile program. I know now after attending CMU my freshman year and being involved in the student life that this is the school for me and I am so happy that I am able to call myself a Central Methodist student.


Shea Luby

Nursing

Hillsboro, MO

My name is Shea Luby and I am from Hillsboro, MO. I have 3 brothers and am the only girl sibling. I plan to major in nursing and eventually become a nurse practitioner. While studying nursing, I am also part of the varsity volleyball team. I am very passionate in both my studies and on the court.


Samuel Petrin

History

Palm Coast, FL

The reason I chose to come to Central was to experience something new. I have always lived in Florida and never traveled much. Coming to Central would allow me to not only step out of my comfort zone but help me excel in academics and sports.


Ross Nelson

Business

Winston, MO


Lindsey Gantz

Chemistry

Knob Noster

I was drawn to Central Methodist University because of its size. I grew up in a small town with a graduation class size of about twenty-eight students. The small, personal size of Central Methodist was warm and welcoming and I knew it was perfect for me the moment I stepped onto the enchanting campus.


Alyssa Yung

Nursing

Glasgow, MO


Peyton Schafer

Biology

Hermann, MO


Madison Thompson

Pre-Health Related Professions

Waynesville, MO

My home town is Waynesville, Missouri. I plan on majoring in Nursing/PreMed. After I graduate I hope to become an ultrasound tech. Some of my interests include playing softball, playing with my dogs, and watching Netflix. I chose CMU because of the scholarship they offered me and I am able to play softball.


Alex Perez

Political Science

Fayette, MO


Kaycey Mejia

Sociology

Montebello, CA


Hannah Bailey

Music Education

Waynesville, MO


Kaitlyn Phillips

Occupational Therapy

Steedman, MO

I am originally from Steedman, a small rural farming town in Missouri. The major I intend on pursuing at CMU is a bachelor’s in occupational therapy assistant. I hope to eventually enroll in a master’s program to become an Occupational Therapist. Post-graduation I would like to serve the smaller Missouri towns with my acquired skill set. Traveling OTA/OT is my first choice of practice. As someone who has worked as a CNA making home visits, I have seen the need these people have for care that they potentially cannot access due to their medical condition or situation(s). I have always been interested in helping others and being a team player.I choose Central Methodist University because of the atmosphere. Everyone I have met so far has been helpful and kind. The resources and facilities offered have exceeded my expectations. The facility staff is supportive and dedicated to the students. I will be beginning the OTA program officially this fall and am beyond excited and grateful for this opportunity.


Elyse Travis

Religion and Church Leadership

Golden, IL


Riley Walker

Exercise Science/Athletic Training

Eolia, MO


Kayla Karpe

Pre-Health Related Professions

Hayward, CA

I am from Hayward, California. At Central Methodist University, I am studying nursing. I intend to become a pediatric nurse after graduation. I have interests in cooking and helping others. I choose Central Methodist because they have a fantastic science program and also a wonderful softball team.


Jessica Mowry

Mathematics

Arnold, MO

I am from Arnold, Missouri, a town close to St. Louis. I am currently majoring in mathematics and minoring in education to earn my teaching certificate. I chose Central Methodist University to continue playing volleyball and be close to home. At Central Methodist University, I am a part of the volleyball team and the sorority Kappa Beta Gamma.


Maria Cervello Sanjurjo

Business

Barcelona, Spain


Landon Rothgeb

Pre-Education

West Plains, MO

I came from a small town in southern Missouri called West Plains. I had been looking at so many different colleges, but the Lord and his wisdom led me to Central Methodist. I had been attracted to the small campus, town, and great teachers that welcomed me. I also compete in Golf and found out that CMU offers a Golf program. I now proudly play for the CMU Golf team.


Jennifer Nelson

Biology

Fayette, MO

I am from Fayette Missouri. My major is health science and I am getting a dual degree in physical therapy assistant.I chose CMU because it was a very welcoming place. As soon as I stepped foot on the campus the first time I know that I would love it there.


Corinne McClure

Criminal Justice

Barnhart, MO


Jonathan Loden

Biology

Joplin, MO


Sydney Callahan

Pre-Health Related Professions

Jacksonville, MO


Avery Hayes

Biology

Lebanon, MO

My name is Avery Hays and I am from Lebanon, Missouri. I play on the volleyball team. I plan to major in biology and eventually join the medical field.


Rhakala Blackmon

Biology

Jefferson City, MO

I'm from Jefferson City located in Missouri and I attended Jefferson City High school.At Central Methodist I will be majoring in biology and participating in volleyball and track.


Keighlan Cronin

Health Care Administration

St. Charles, MO


Nicholas Lembke

Exercise Science

Fayette, MO


Lillian Miller

Marine Biology

Kirksville, MO

My hometown in Kirksville, MO. The first time I was on campus was on Band Day my freshman year. It was the first time that Kirksville had ever participated and we didn't know what to expect. We pull up to the school and the building architecture alone was beautiful. We get off the bus and as the day goes on I find so much more to love. I decided I wanted to go on a tour and the student to teacher ratio added to an amazing marine biology program was enough said. I decided that day that Central was my dream college.


Brenden Shelton

Biology

Colon, MI


Brayden DeVoe

Communications

Eidenburg, TX


Aeris Barton

Biology

Fayette, MO


Peyton Schafer

Biology

Hermann, MO


Jacob Wheeler

BSN-Nursing

Franklin, WI


Tate Hanners

Chemistry

Marble Hill, MO

I am from a small town in southeast Missouri called Marble Hill.I made the decision to come to CMU because of the small-town feel of the university and faculty. I appreciate the commitment that CMU faculty truly put toward helping their students succeed. While at CMU, I spend a large majority of time tutoring other students in various academic areas (predominantly math/science), assisting faculty with labs, and participating in the chemistry and pre-medicine honor society (Gamma Sigma Epsilon and Alpha Epsilon Delta).


Natalie Guerrero

Pre-Education

Austin, TX

I was born and raised in Austin Texas. I chose to study at Central Methodist University because I loved the small town and family type atmosphere I felt when I made my visits.I really wanted to continue my education in a school with a smaller student to teacher ratio and I felt that CMU was the perfect match for me and will help and support me throughout my four years of college.After my first year, I am happy to say that I have so much support here at CMU from all of my professors, coaches, and new friends.


Madisyn Parks

Pre-Physical Therapy Assistant

Glasgow, MO


Chase Dembowski

Political Science

Advance, MO

I’m from Bell City, Missouri. A small town just south of Cape Girardeau. I am majoring in political science and philosophy, and will be attending law school next year. In my free time I enjoy spending time outdoors and playing golf.


Miah Contreras

Biology

Edcouch, TX

I intend on studying biology and after getting into the medical field. I plan on becoming either a traveling nurse or an anesthesiologist.


Kelsey Brown

BSN-Nursing

Lake Saint Louis, MO


Caleb Monning

Business

Liberty, MO

I am from Liberty, Missouri where I currently live with my mom, dad, and brother. As of now, I am planning on pursuing a business major and I hope to one day run a business of my own revolving around sports. Sports have always been a significant part of my life, especially baseball and basketball. I also really enjoy working out, spending time with friends, and watching movies. Central Methodist's emphasis on caring for their athletes physically and in the classroom is a tremendous reason I chose to go there. I was very impressed with their training and how active they are helping their student-athletes succeed in the classroom.


Katelyn Kiser

Biology

Kansas City, MO


Emma Bushnell

Elementary Education

Kirksville, MO

From the moment I stepped onto Central’s campus for the first time, I knew I was meant to be there. The campus is so beautiful, and the community is so welcoming. I was only a sophomore at that time of my first visit, but I was beyond committed. Things began to pick up with Central at the beginning of my senior year of high school. I committed to run on the Women’s Cross Country team and won the Eagle Select Scholarship. In just a few short months, my dreams had come true. I was so excited to start my new chapter in Fayette.


Curtis Johns

Computer Science

Northlake, TX


Genevieve Nickelson

Business

Pacific, MO

I am from Pacific, MO. I chose CMU because when I first visited campus and practiced with the volleyball team, I immediately felt at home and I just knew Fayette was my place.


Madison Williams

Biology

Saint Louis, MO


Anna Geurkink

Music Education

Perryville, MO

I am a Vocal Music Education major from Perryville, Missouri. At school, I sing in both Chorale and Conservatory Singers. The choral program at CMU is what drew me here initially.


Rennell Parker

Business

Florissant, MO


Zachary Severns

Accounting

Lewistown, IL

I am from Lewistown, Illinois.I chose to attend CMU partially due to the opportunity to play collegiate basketball, and this scholarship helps me be able to pursue my dream of being a college basketball player.


Joni Lehman

Elementary Education

Jefferson City, MO

I am from Jefferson City, Missouri. I chose CMU to further my higher education because my brother went to this school. Due to the fact that my brother is quite older than me, I grew up on this campus while attending his many sporting events. Even though I was quite young, I always enjoyed that atmosphere of CMU.


Holly Barney

Education

Miami, MO

I am from the small-town Miami and am majoring in elementary education with a Bachelor's in Science. After graduation I plan on finding a job in the career field I graduate college with. I am passionate about music, art and helping others. I chose CMU originally because of the music program, but after being on campus for school events and talking to some people who have already graduated or attend CMU I thought it'd be the perfect place for me.In high school I participated in a variety of things one of them being track in which I plan to continue here.


Alissa Simmons

Marine Biology

Columbia, MO

I am from Columbia, Missouri, where I attended Muriel Battle High School. I played on the Varsity Golf team since freshman year, and I will continue to play golf at CMU.


Ashley McGovern

Marine Biology

Johnston, IA


Micah Blankenship

Physics

Grandview, MO


Peyton Warren

Biology

Lincoln, MO

I am from the small town of Lincoln, MO, a place where I quickly discovered for my passion for both biology and English through the influence of my amazing teachers. As soon as I stepped onto Central Methodist University’s campus for the first time, I could see just how kind and caring everyone was. It was a place that reminded me of home, and instantly, I knew which school I would be attending


Alexis Dillon

Pre-Health Related

Portland, MO

I grew up in Portland, MO.I chose CMU because it was a college that was very small and building are very close together, as well as it is not to far away from home.


Hayley Engleman

Accounting

Raymore, MO


Carliss Howell

Pre-Education

Waynesville, MO


Alexander Lewis

Business

Rocky Comfort, MO


Anna Valencia

English

Fayette, MO


Lexie Harper

Business

Columbia, MO

I am from Columbia, MO. I have changed my major to early childhood development and I’m extremely exciting to be starting that adventure as that is my true passion and I love working with kids.


Jackson Sumrall

Business

Lee's Summit, MO

I am from Lee's Summit, MO.I chose CMU for many reasons. For one, they offered me a baseball scholarship. One of the biggest reasons I chose CMU was because it was far enough away from home to have the college experience that I wanted, but close enough to where it’s not impossible to come home and see my family.


Lillian Gough

Biology

Jay, OK

I am from a small town in the North Eastern corner of Oklahoma called Jay.When I first visited the campus at Central Methodist, I fell in love with the students, the campus, and the coaches.


Kelena Oots

Business

Kansas City, MO

I chose CMU for several reasons; one, it had such a community atmosphere which is important because it allows me to establish one-on-one connections with my professors, advisors, and coaches—something larger schools lack. Two, since it’s a small university, I’ve been able to play softball as well as be an active member in both DECA and Kappa Beta Gamma.


Christopher Campbell

Pre-Health Related Profession

Columbia, MO


Kennedy Schmohe

Biology

Hannibal, MO

I am from Hannibal. I am a biology major and chemistry minor at CMU and I am on the Pre-Med route.


Dorothy Powell

Marine Biology

Leawood, KS


Kayla Keeton

Pre-Nursing

Waverly, IL


Trenton Blankenship

Physical Education

Grandview, MO

I am from Grandview, Missouri which is south of Kansas City. My family moved there when I was less than a year old and have been there ever since. I am now a senior at CMU and currently on the baseball team. I am dual majoring in Physics and Mathematics.


Alexandria Sauer

English

Blackwater, MO

I am from Blackwater, MO. At the end of my campus tour I knew CMU was where I was meant to be. I enjoyed last year, my freshman year, so much between the friends I made and working in CMU’s Little Theatre as the scene painter, and I can’t wait for this year to get started.


Jerome Simpson

Pre-Education

Perryville, MO

My name is Jerome Simpson and I'm from Perryville, Missouri. I chose Central Methodist for my education and to play baseball because when I first stepped on campus it felt like home and I belonged here. All the professors and coaches were extremely nice and very helpful with any questions that I had. CMU’s teachers and coaches and the students’ interest at heart.


Austin Schaedler

Music Education

Mount Vernon, MO


Dylan Cole

Cybersecurity

Bismark, MO


Grace Turnbow

Nursing

Fayette, MO


Colby Newman

Computer Science

Chillicothe, MO


Katelyn Streeter

Criminal Justice

Oran, MO


Kayla Bailey

Accounting

O'Fallon, MO


Kaytelyn Kiser

Biology

Kansas City, MO


Sarah King

English

El Dorado Springs, MO

I am a junior English-Secondary Education major from El Dorado Springs, MO. I am a member of the Cross Country team, Conservatory Singers, and Student Government.


Kyleigh Vonborries

Pre-Education

Belleville, MO

I chose CMU because I met Jonathyn Lynch, one of the softball coaches at a camp and he was the friendliest and most informative coach there. After that I visited CMU and fell in love with the family-like environment. I am currently a member of the softball team and track and field team where I throw shot put and hammer.


Timothy Nowlin

Theatre Arts

Centralia, MO

I had a wonderful freshmen experience. I made a lot of good memories, kept a healthy balance with my studies and social life, and I made lasting relationships with people who’ve already made a big impact on who I am and my worldview.


Matthew Hahs

Business

St. Charles, MO


Carson Knowles

Criminal Justice

Marshall, MO


Katarina Morris

Criminal Justice

Salem, MO

I am from Salem Missouri.I chose CMU because my sophomore year of high school I fell in love with the values of the school. When I visited my senior year, I fell even more I love the with campus and all the people I met they made me feel like I was at home. The Criminal Justice professors were amazing and I knew out of all 5 schools I was excepted into I wanted to be an eagle at CMU.


Tia Campanelli

Pre-Health Related Profession

Fairbanks, AK


Mohammed Nyagoa

Business

Arlington, TX


Jessica Arnold

Education

Eldon, MO


Lorna Meyer

Nursing

LaGrange, MO

My name is Lorna Meyer and I am from LaGrange, MO.I chose Central Methodist University was its connection to the Methodist church. I love attending Central Methodist because of the small class sizes and one-on-one help from teachers.


Hailey Sage

Music

Fayette, MO


Elise Dewey

Biology

Louisiana, MO


Zyshonne Cowans

Undeclared

Glasgow, MO

I’m Zy’Shonne Cowans. I’m a sophomore at CMU. I am a member of Cross Country and Track and Field. I am from Glasgow, Missouri and I am very excited to be at this university and to be able to prosper, get a great education, make friends, and make the most out of the sports I’m doing and my college experience!


Ori Bartlett

Business

Versailles, MO


Alyssa Niehaus

Biology

Wentzville, MO

My name is Alayssa Niehaus and I am from SW. Louis, MO. I am currently in my senior year at Central Methodist University.I am graduating with a degree in biology in May and plan to continue my education further to become a Physician's Assistant. I play soccer and am a member of the Kappa Beta Gamma Sorority.


Shea Luby

Pre-Nursing

Hillsboro, MO

I am from a town south of St. Louis called Hillsboro, MO. I decided to go to CMU because on my first tour everyone made me feel so welcomed and were so kind. I felt like I could call CMU home for the next 4 years. I am majoring in nursing, while also playing on the varsity volleyball team.


Tanner McFatrich

Communication Studies

Sedalia, MO

I am from Sedalia Missouri and I am studying Communications at Central Methodist University. I plan on going into Television broadcast and camera work. I am a member of the Mens Soccer team at Central Methodist. This is part of the reason I chose to go the CMU. I am also a fan of a small college where the professors get to know their students.


Wesley Spargo

Springfield, MO

Religion and Church Leadership


Zoe Jessen

Exercise Science

League City, TX

I live in League City, Texas located south of Houston, Texas and just a few miles from NASA, where both my parents work.My biggest goal after high school was to become a student athlete and earn a degree in the Sports Sciences medical field.Central Methodist University (CMU) gave me that opportunity and I am currently working towards my BS in Exercise Science where I have earned Deans List honors for both my Freshman and Sophomore years.Even though I was nervous being so far away from home, my friends and the wonderful staff at CMU have become my family away from home.


Madeline Wieseman

Business

Dardenne Prairie, MO

I’m from Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, which is just west of St. Louis. I’m majoring in Business-Banking and Finance, with a minor in Accounting. I am an athlete on the Cross Country/Track & Field team here at CMU. I love running, competing and representing Central Methodist. I’ve met so many amazing people since I’ve started college here. I chose CMU because it had such a good reputation and I fell in love with the campus. It offers an excellent education and feeling of being a part of a family.


Teagan Howell

Exercise Science

Glasgow, MO

I am entering my senior year here at Central Methodist University. My majors are an associates in physical therapy and bachelors of exercise science/pre-athletic training.


Destiny Perez Tejeda

Accounting

Oakland, CA

I was born in Oakland, California and raised by my two parents who have been more than supportive throughout my education and extracurriculars. I am first generation and proud to represent my heritage. I will be majoring in either Accounting or Business Management and I plan to have my own business after graduating. I fell in love with the campus and its great athletic programs. I also like how it's a small school which means there is a lot of support from teachers and coaches.


Kylie Avery

Mathematics

St. Peters, MO

My name is Kylie Avery. I live in Saint Peters, Missouri.At CMU everyone is so kind and willing to help. All of my teachers, coaches, and other staff members genuinely want what's best for me and my journey to succeed. The family feel on campus, academic and athletic opportunities, small class sizes, and DigitalU helped to make my important decision to attend CMU easy.


Kennedy Walker

Music Education

Boonville, MO


Gracie Ussery

Pre-Education

Independence, MO

I am from Independence, MO. I have played softball since I was young and will continue to do so at Central Methodist. Not only does CMU have a great education program but also an amazing softball program so that made the choice easy for me. Central Methodist was my #1 school after I went to a camp there and fell in love with the facility and coaching staff.I have played softball since I was young and will continue to do so at Central Methodist. Not only does CMU have a great education program but also an amazing softball program so that made the choice easy for me. Central Methodist was my #1 school after I went to a camp there and fell in love with the facility and coaching staff.


Endiya DeVoe

Pre-Health Related Professions

Edinburg, TX


Ethan Hyde

Pre-Education

Willard, MO

I am from the small town of Willard, Missouri.I’m a Special Education major here at Central, after school planning to spend my time somewhere near my hometown as a teacher. At Central I’m on the esports team and really enjoy it, I am also a part of Alpha Phi Gamma and have made some of my best friends through it. Loved every minute of CMU so far and can’t wait to finish out here.


Jayklin Smith

Mathematics

Drexel, MO

I am from Drexel, Missouri, a small town south of Kansas City. I’m a sophomore at CMU, and I’m double majoring in mathematics and business with a minor in computer science. I plan to use the information and skills I’m learning at CMU to become an actuary after graduation.I chose CMU because I wanted to be on a campus with a strong sense of community where I could form genuine connections with other students and my professors.


Abbigayle Danner

Nursing

Excelsior Springs, MO

I am from Excelsior Springs, Missouri. I am a Nursing major and a Senior here at CMU and I graduate in May. After graduation, I plan to work in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.I chose CMU because I felt so welcome here, the staff here is great, and they have really helped me succeed. On campus I am involved in Greek Life I am a member of Zeta Psi Lambda, and I play volleyball and I am the secretary for the Student Nurses Association. I am also a member of several academic honor societies.


Connor Rich

Pre-Education

St. Joseph, MO

I am from Saint Joseph, Missouri where I was born and raised. I'm currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Music Education. My hobbies include: Free skating, relaxing to music, and playing video game’s. I chose CMU because a lot of my mentors who are my hero’s recommended the university. It’s been everything I wished for and more.


Tyler Proctor

Marine Biology

Fayette, MO


Sebastian Escobar

Computer Science

Monteria, Colombia


Grace Turnbow

Nursing

Preston, MO

. I am a senior this year majoring in Nursing. When I graduate with my BSN, I plan to work in critical care.


Tyler Vicars

English

Vancouver, WA


Benjamin Miller

Undeclared

Bellflower, MO

I am from the small town of Bellflower Missouri, this was a huge factor in why I chose to come to Central Methodist. I have not yet decided on my major, therefore I am just taking general courses. After I graduate I plan to use my experience and education gained here to get a good job and continue my life. I am leaning towards a degree in biology as I enjoy being outdoors most of the time.


Timothy Jurado

Business

St. Louis, MO

I am a St. Louis native and the youngest of three children. I plan to study business and psychology and hope to own my business after I graduate and love soccer, cooking, and reading. I chose to attend Central Methodist because it was basically a perfect fit. It had the programs I wanted to study, an excellent soccer program I can be a part of, and it's not too far from home or my friends.


Jaydon Uptegrove

Pre-Health Related Professions

Sedalia, MO


To Be Awarded Fall 2022

Pre-Professional Health - Nursing - OTA - OTA Programs

Cooper County Student


To be Awarded Fall 2022

Music, Political Science, History or declared Law School Intention

Jackson, Howard, St. Charles, Lincoln, Pike, Warren, Montgomery, Saline or Lafayette Counties


*To Be Awarded Fall 2022

English, Education degree path with Preference to Volunteer work.

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Andrew Adams

Music Education

New Franklin, MO

I am from New Franklin, MO.I chose to go to CMU because of how small it is. I love smaller, more personal and independent learning and living environments and I believe that CMU has a good balance of being big enough to have a college experience, but small enough that you know everyone in your department.


Mia Dembowski

Pre-Nursing

Bell City, MO


Dillan Kessing

Math

Sedalia, MO


Jennifer Nelson

Biology

Fayette, MO

I am from Fayette, Missouri.I chose CMU because it was a very welcoming place. As soon as I stepped foot on the campus the first time I know that I would love it there.


Tyrone Harris

Business

Dixon, MO

I am from a small town almost in the middle of nowhere called Dixon, Missouri.I chose this college because out of all the other ones I felt like CMU could offer a better future with music than a lot of other ones. My campus activities include praise band, potentially jazz band, and I hope basketball this year.


Tanner McFatrich

Communication Studies

Sedalia, MO

I am from Sedalia Missouri and I am studying Communications at Central Methodist University. I plan on going into Television broadcast and camera work. I am a member of the Men's Soccer team at Central Methodist. This is part of the reason I chose to go the CMU. I am also a fan of a small college where the professors get to know their students.


Grace Stumbaugh

Professional Writing and Publication

Concordia, MO

I am from Concordia, Missouri. I am involved in many extracurricular activities—I play volleyball, I was Co-Editor of CMU’s Inscape, and am interning in CMU’s Marketing Department


Marius Unnvik

History

Askoy, Norway

I was born and raised on an island called Askøy, which is outside of Bergen, Norway. I decided to try my luck in the United States when I was in high school, and fortuitously found the love of my life in Concordia, Missouri. Now I am married to her and we live in Fayette, while my two younger brothers and my parents still live in Norway. My decision to come to CMU was based entirely on the fact that my fiancée had started her education at CMU in 2018, but I chose to complete my undergraduate degree here because of the really talented professors I have encountered at CMU.


Noah Kee

English

Franklin, MO

I have lived in Howard County, Missouri my whole life.I'm looking forward to starting my major in writing and participating in extracurricular activities like intramural softball and Eagles baseball games. As a soon-to-be band member, I can't wait to take part in CMU's rich musical community as well.


Noel Rilea

History

Overland, MO


Antoinette Flowers

Psychology

Melbourne, FL

I am from Melbourne, Florida. Melbourne is a small city about an hour away from Orlando.I am now a Junior here at Central Methodist University and I am majoring in Criminal Justice, along with a minor in Psychology.


Mark Csongradi

Sports Management

Szekesfehervar, Hungary

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Jordon Browning

Marine Biology

Maysville, MO


Alyssa Ammons

Biology

Orange, TX


Keaton Fitzgerald

Business

Sikeston, MO

I am from Sikeston, Missouri. I am currently majoring in Business Management with hopes of one day owing my own successful Marketing company.


Keagan O'Riley

Professional Writing and Publication

Hopkins, MO

I grew up in a very small town in northwest Missouri called Hopkins, and I am the middle of three children.I chose CMU because of the amazing staff, campus life, and the opportunities which allow me to follow my passion with the pen while also giving me a solid foundation with which I can prepare myself for the future.


Whitney Pascoe

Biology

Pawnee, IL


Michael Watts

Education

Brunswick, MO


Nii Bruce

Communications

Arlington, TX

I was born in Arlington, Texas to a family of 4. I will be coming in to major in communications so after I graduate I plan to pursue a career in sports broadcasting. On campus will be playing football for the Central Methodist University football team.


Connor Rich

Music Education

St. Joseph, MO

I am from St. Joseph, Missouri where I was born and raised. I chose CMU because a lot of my mentors who are my hero’s recommended the university. It’s been everything I wished for and more.


Benjamin Pilger

Music Education

Festus, MO