Truman Represented in “5 Under 40” Award

The nominees for Kirksville’s first-ever “5 Under 40” Award included three Truman State University employees and one recent graduate.

Faculty member Teak Nelson, staff members John Gardner and Erin Shaw, and recent graduate John F. Nolan were nominated for the award. Sponsored by Kirksville Young Professionals (KVYP) and KTVO, this award recognizes professionals under 40 who have demonstrated dedication, excellence and professional development in his or her career as well as a commitment to the Kirksville community.

The recipients will be honored at the KVYP Fall Banquet at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Baptist Student Union. Ralph Cupelli will be the keynote speaker for the evening. Tickets are $20 per person. To RSVP, contact Amanda Powell at the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce at 665.3766.