She earned her Associate’s degree from Crowder College, her Bachelor’s degree in communications from Missouri Southern State University and her Master’s degree in communications from Pittsburg State University. She has spent the majority of her professional career working in Kansas and Oklahoma. Teresa Thompson has worked more than 20 years in education, providing students with academic and career counseling. She came to MSSU in June 2013 from Northeast Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) where she worked as the Academic Coordinator of the Upward Bound Program
Tani Montee is a lifelong resident of Riverton, Kansas where she lives with her two children. Her daughter works in the Financial Aid Department at MSSU and plans to graduate from our nursing program with a BS degree in the spring of 2015. Her son will graduate from Riverton High School in
2014 and will attend MSSU that fall. Tani is also planning to complete a Psychology degree as a non-traditional student from MSSU. She joined the MSSU staff as an Administrative Assistant in the FYE office in September, 2012.
Abi Francis was born and raised in Joplin. She graduated from Webb City High School where she participated in marching band, jazz band, percussion ensemble and show choir. She's currently attending Southern and studying Graphic Design. Abi lives in Webb City with her dog, Pumpkin and her cat, Penny.
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