Four students from Missouri S&T represented the university during the 37th annual Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum held February 25-27, 2022, in Jefferson City, Missouri.
The Missouri S&T students who attended are:
The program began in 1986 under the leadership of former Missouri Governor and 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft.
Students heard from several speakers, including Becca Chapman, director of women’s philanthropy at Wheeler Mission, the largest rescue mission and homeless shelter in the state of Indiana; Taisir Yanis, owner of Yanis Coffee Shop in Jefferson City; Scott Crosley, an Airborne Ranger, Army Chaplain, Lieutenant Colonel, and CEO of PIVOT, a national anti-sex trafficking agency; and William Bumphus, director of Men’s Emergency Shelter.
Students ended the weekend with a morning at the Capitol, touring the House Lounge and hearing from Bob Priddy, retired news director of Missourinet. After a tour of the House Floor led by Missouri State Representative Travis Fitzwater, they visited the governor’s office for a meeting with Governor Mike Parson.