Southeast S-MSTA Plays Key Role at MSTA Annual Convention

Fifteen Southeast Missouri State University students recently attended the Missouri State Teachers Association Annual Convention where a Southeast student was selected as a Student-Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) Outstanding Officer.

Megan Cannova, a Southeast senior middle school education major, mathematics content, from Fenton, Missouri, was honored at the MSTA Annual Convention held Nov. 11 in Columbia, Missouri. She is currently serving as the president of the Southeast Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA).

Megan Cannova and Dr. Larry Bohannon

Southeast S-MSTA members played a key role at the recent meeting. Southeast S-MSTA member Savannah Kesselring, a middle school education major, social studies content, from Sikeston, Missouri, served as a student delegate to the convention and reported meeting details to the student organization. She also announced the election results for Ambassadors.

In addition, two of Southeast S-MSTA members, Caitlin Cobb and Ashley Miles Gilliland, both elementary education majors from Cape Girardeau, were elected to serve as ambassadors for the coming year.

Fifteen students along with their organization sponsor, Dr. Larry Bohannon, attended the state convention.

The Southeast S-MSTA was nominated for the S-MSTA Outstanding Program Award for their Literacy Awareness Book Fair held Oct. 10-12 in the College of Education.

The organization was once again nominated for the S-MSTA Outstanding Program Award for their Literacy Awareness Book Fair held Oct. 10-12 in the College of Education. A video documenting the three-day fair was part of the submission.  The Book Fair will be held again next fall. The Southeast S-MSTA won the Outstanding Program Award the year prior for its Literacy Walk conducted on the sidewalks of Academic Hall each spring.

Also attending the convention was Dr. Larry Bohannon, sponsor of the Southeast S-MSTA.