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STLCC Students Receive Leadership Awards from MCCA

October 30, 2013

Rjeem Pearson

Four students from St. Louis Community College will receive special recognition at the recent Missouri Community College Association annual convention Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in St. Louis, Mo.

The MCCA 2013 Student Leadership Awards were presented to Rjeem Pearson of STLCC-Florissant Valley, Aja Mullins of STLCC-Forest Park, Rachel Zink of the Meramec campus, and Kyle Stahlman of the Wildwood campus.

The award is presented to one outstanding community college student from each of Missouri’s 20 community college campuses. Recipients have demonstrated excellence in leadership activities.

Aja Mullins  
Aja Mullins

Pearson is president of Florissant Valley’s Student Government Association and co-author of the campus’s Electronic Scrapbook of the Year. He also is a former member of the Black Student Association.

Mullins is a culinary arts major who also is president of the Forest Park Student Ambassadors. She is a member of the Student Government Association’s Task Force and a volunteer for the Campus Life programming board. She also serves as a New Student Orientation Peer Mentor.

Rachel Zink

Zink is president of Meramec’s Global Justice Club. She is a member of the campus Phi Theta Kappa chapter and serves as the recording secretary for the campus Student Government Association. Zink also is a New Student Orientation Peer Mentor.

Stahlman is a general transfer studies major at Wildwood. He serves as the vice president of the Business Club and is a Student Ambassador. He, too, is a New Student Orientation Peer Mentor, and also serves as a student member of the Academic Appeals and Student Appellate Hearing Committee.

Kyle Stahlman

The Missouri Community College Association is a statewide organization through which Missouri’s community colleges work together to advance common agendas. MCCA provides advocacy, education, information and networking opportunities in service of the state’s 5,700 community college faculty, staff, administrators and trustees.