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Admissions Staff

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Derek SkaggsDerek Skaggs, Dean of Admissions

Phone: 417-625-9537

Recruitment Territories: Carl Junction, Thomas Jefferson, McAuley, and College Heights Christian School

Areas of Expertise: Homeschool, freshman and transfer recruitment


Jeff Thompson, Assistant Director of Admissions

Jeff Thompson

Phone: 417-625-9819

Recruitment Territories: Southwest Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, California, and Hawaii

Areas of Expertise: Recruiting freshman and transfer students


Whitney Dunbar, Senior Coordinator of Regional Recruitment

Phone:  417-625-9715Whitney Koch 

Recruitment Territories: Kansas City Metro Area

Areas of Expertise: Freshman and Transfer  recruitment, and marketing publications 



Nathan Hicks, Admissions Counselor

Nathan Hicks

Phone: 417-625-9364

Recruitment Territory: Joplin High School

Areas of Expertise: Coordinating all Campus Tours and Discovery Days



 Jennifer Shaw, Admissions Counselor

Jennifer Shaw

Phone: 417-625-3573

Recruitment Territories: Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, and Missouri

Areas of Expertise: PTK Scholarships, High School Recruitment, College Transfer Recruitment, Ozark Christian College Co-Op



Tristan Routledge, Admissions Counselor

Tristan Routledge

Phone: 417-625-9743

Recruitment Territories: Carthage, Carl Junction, Neosho, Seneca, Arkansas, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama

Areas of Expertise: Hosting the annual sophomore day on campus, freshman and transfer recruitment



Belinda Cotten, Crowder College Admissions Counselor

Belinda Cotten

Phone: 417-529-9290

Recruitment Territories: Cassville, McDonald County, and Crowder College - Neosho, MO

Areas of Expertise: Transfer recruitment, and students transferring from Crowder to Missouri Southern



Julia Baer, International Student Recruitment Coordinator

Julia Baer

Phone: 417-625-9372






Stacey Clay, International Admissions Coordinator

Stacey Clay

Phone: 417-625-3126






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