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Ryan PrisockRyan Prisock, Newton, MO

Senior Finance and Economics Major
Robert W. Plaster School of Business

Academic Accomplishments

HONORS PROGRAM STUDENT • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honors Society inductee (2011-2012 year of induction) • ALPHA CHI HONORS SOCIETY inductee (2012-2013 year of induction) • Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honors Society inductee(2009-2010 year of induction) • Delta Mu Delta Business Honors Society Member (2011-2012 year of induction)


PRESIDENT of the Accounting Club, 2011-2012. Member 2010-2012 • Member of Investment Club, 2010-2013 • PRESIDENT of Collegiate DECA Business Club, 2011-2013. Member of PBL / Collegiate DECA business clubs 2010-2013 • Epsilon Mu Sigma Honors Club member, 2010-2013 • Omicron Delta Kappa Treasurer, 2012-2013 • STUDENT SENATOR, Chair of the Capital Improvements Committee, 2012-2013


  • 1st place in Marketing Analysis and Decision Making and 2nd place in Financial Analysis and Decision Making at 2012 PBL National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX.
  • 1st place in Macroeconomics, 2nd place in Microeconomics at 2011 PBL Missouri Leadership Conference in Jefferson City, MO.
  • 1st place in Financial Analysis and Decision Making and 2nd place in Marketing Analysis and Decision Making at 2012 PBL MO Leadership Conference in Osage Beach, MO.
  • 2nd place in both Macroeconomics and Microeconomics at 2011 PBL National Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL.
  • 2nd place in Sports Management and Marketing at 2012 Collegiate DECA MO Leadership Conference 2012 at Osage Beach, MO.

Real-life experience at MSSU

2012 tax season INTERNSHIP at BKD, a top 10 accounting firm, obtained through networking with the accounting club.

Ryan is currently a Teacher’s Assistant with the Plaster School of Business Support Center. The Support Center project was established by Plaster School of Business Dean Dr. John Groesbeck. In addition to other services, the Support Center provides assistance outside of classes for business students. The project also supports professors in any efforts they might need, such as research, organizing study groups,conducting class reviews, etc.

Community Service

Ryan provides valuable community service through his heavy involvement in the music and custodial ministries at his church.

Future plans

He plans to attend law school to pursue a joint Juris Doctorate (JD) and Master of Arts in Economics.

After law school, Ryan plans to pursue a career in politics.