Early Awareness

The objective of the Early Awareness Committee is parent and student outreach. Unfortunately, most families are not given the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the wealth of information associated with financial planning, financial assistance and college academic expectations until late in the college planning process. Exposing parents and students to this information sooner, rather than later, is a strategic goal of the Early Awareness Committee.

For more information, contact the Early Awareness Chair at [email protected].

Kayla W Klein, Chair

Financial Aid Advisor
University of Missouri - Columbia




Committee Members

Alex Miller - Stephens College
Lorrie Baird - East Central College
Christopher Bowen - University of Missouri - St. Louis
Melissa Findley - Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation
Lisa Wilson - Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development
Kari Lenz - University of Missouri - Columbia
Robin Posey - University of Missouri - Columbia
Courtney Smith - Cottey College
Kelli Todd - Lincoln University
Kimberly Meeker - North Central Missouri College
Suzanne Evans - Stephens College
Valerie Jensen - Washington University
Sara Edwards - Citizens One Bank
Zach Greenlee - Missouri Baptist University