Sedalia, Missouri – Feb. 20, 2020 – Mayor John Kehde proclaimed Feb. 19, 2020, as TRIO Day for the city of Sedalia. TRIO is a federally funded program that provides free services to eligible students that help them complete high school, enroll in college and graduate with a bachelor’s degree.
State Fair Community College has two TRIO programs – Upward Bound (UB) that serves 50 Smith-Cotton High School students and Student Support Services (SSS) that serves 160 SFCC students. Upward Bound students and SSS and SFCC employees were present for the proclamation signing. From left, SFCC President Dr. Joanna Anderson, UB Advisor Osiris Ochoa, UB Academic Advisor Brandon Hammond, UB student Stephanie Estrada, SFCC Human Resources Executive Director Rachel Dawson, UB student Sarah Hinkson, SSS Receptionist Michael Mugler, Mayor John Kehde, SSS Academic Advisor Dana Goosen, UB student Mano Deignan, SSS Director Sonya Bowman, UB Coordinator Linda Creach, SFCC Dean of Student and Academic Support Services Dr. Autumn Porter, SSS Student Success Coach Crissina Kemp, and SSS Administrative Assistant Wanda Trauschke.