Shannen McCroskey Represents Carl Albert State College at Nigh Leadership Academy
Shannen McCroskey recently completed the George and Donna Nigh Public Service Leadership Academy. The leadership academy is in Oklahoma City and is an opportunity for outstanding students to build leadership skills and look into major issues in the state, nation, and world.
McCroskey was selected by CASC President Garry M. Ivey to represent Carl Albert State College at the Nigh Academy. President Ivey said, “Shannen puts academic achievement and community involvement high on her list of priorities. We are proud to have such an outstanding student at the Nigh Academy on our behalf.” McCroskey is pictured with President Ivey receiving a $1,000 cash scholarship awarded to her upon completion of the academy.
A 2012 graduate of Poteau High School, McCroskey is a social science major at Carl Albert and scheduled to graduate this May. While at Carl Albert, she has been active in the Scholars Program, Student Government, Phi Theta Kappa, Vikes Club, Spanish Club, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, and the Political Science Club.
When asked about the Nigh Academy, McCroskey stated, “I really appreciate the unique opportunity to represent CASC at the Nigh Academy. I am so grateful for the various opportunities I was able to participate in while there, as well as the wonderful people I was fortunate enough to meet. I learned so much about our great State and its phenomenal people, and am so thankful for the experience.”