York Receives Missouri Colleges Fund Scholarship
|12/7/2005||Mary Ann Beahon|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||(573) 592-1127|
Money for the scholarship came from Edward Jones, which provided $13,000 to Missouri Colleges Fund to fund 13 scholarships of $1,000 each at MCF-member independent college and universities. The funds were restricted to students enrolled in a business-related field of study.
York is vice president of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, and has also been the social chair and rush chair. He also represented his fraternity at the president’s national fraternity convention in Memphis, Tenn.
He is also vice president of Phi Beta Lambda business fraternity. As a business major, York did an internship for the Kingdom of Callaway Chamber of Commerce in Fulton. He did marketing research and developed a thorough plan on how to increase tourism in Fulton and Callaway County.
York has been on the WWU baseball team for four years, and earned the first team all-conference and academic all-conference honors for four years.
He represented the baseball team on the Champions of Character program, which promotes respect, integrity, responsibility, servant leadership and sportsmanship among student athletes. As part of the Champions of Character program, he set up and ran food drives, painted a house, coached at the YMCA and dressed up for Halloween at Six Flags.