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Jessica Poyner earns top college award

Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 8:53 am

The following student from this area received an award from Columbia College during the Honors and Awards Convocation held on April 13 on the Columbia College campus:
Jessica Poyner, Vandalia, Mo. received the Christina M. Lyon ‘02 Memorial Scholarship.
Nearly $200,000 in scholarship money was awarded to students at the event.
Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 160 years. As a private, nonprofit, liberal arts and sciences institution, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs. With more than 30 campuses across the country, 18 of which are on military installations, students may enroll in day, evening or online classes.