The Missouri S&T Alumna and Woman Student of the Year Committee announced its 2016 award winners during a ceremony on Oct. 17. This year the committee honored three women students and two alumnae who are dedicated to advancing the lives of women and committed to diversity.
The Alumna of the Year Gold Award went to Tara Stone, a user interface designer specialist in marketing and communications. Stone earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in technical communication from Missouri S&T. Before joining the marketing and communications department, she was an assistant director in student success programs office. A Missouri S&T staff member since 2012, she has completed the Leadership Phelps County Program and the Innovative Thought Leadership: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program. She is a recipient of the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service from the United States Army.
(adapted from a press release by Mary Helen Stoltz)