Truman Represented in “5 Under 40” Nominations

Honorees with both past and present association to the University will be recognized at this year’s Kirksville “5 Under 40” awards.

The award, sponsored by Kirksville Young Professionals (KVYP) and KTVO, recognizes young professionals under the age 40 who have demonstrated dedication, excellence and professional development within their career field while maintaining a strong commitment to the Kirksville community.

Nominees with affiliation to Truman are composed of: Michael Dijak, a current student recognized for his work as chairman and chief financial officer of Trumascape, LLC; Teak Nelson, of the Nursing Department; Jason Shaw of the Mathematics Department; Madeline Nash, a Reslife employee and alumna; and alumni Michelle Mollick and John Nolan.

All contenders will be honored at the KVYP Fall Banquet at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Baptist Student Union. The five recipients of Kirksville’s 2012 “5 Under 40” award will be announced at the banquet as well.

Tickets to attend the banquet are $20 per person and include dinner. To RSVP for a seat, call Jessica Harn at the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce at 660.665.3766.