CONTACT US

GENERAL INQUIRIES

Please direct general inquiries to this phone number and email as it goes to our general inquiry system:
816-581-5700
info@kcscholars.org

DONOR INQUIRIES

MEET THE KC SCHOLARS TEAM


Beth Tankersley-Bankhead

President and CEO

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  • B.S. in Elementary Education,
    University of Central Missouri
  • M.S. in Guidance and Counseling,
    with an emphasis in College Student Personnel, Eastern Illinois University
  • PhD in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, with an emphasis in Higher and Continuing Education,
    University of Missouri-Columbia


Maria Chaurand

Part-time Administrative and Philanthropy Assistant

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  • B.A. in Psychology, Rockhurst University


Karen Collins

Executive Assistant

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  • B.A. in Management, Webster University
  • M.A. in Management and Leadership, Webster University



Michael Fitkin

IT Systems and User Support Coordinator

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  • A.A. in Financial Services Management, Johnson & Wales University
  • Certificate in Application Development, Centriq


Jon Hile

COO

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  • B.S. in Justice Systems, Truman State University
  • M.S. in Public Administration,
    with an emphasis in Urban Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City


Camry Ivory

Adult Learner Scholarship
Recipient Coordinator

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  • B.A. in Linguistics and Spanish, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • M.A. in Higher Education/Higher Education Administration,
    University of Missouri-Kansas City


Amy Polen

Part-time Philanthropy Assistant

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  • B.S. in Organizational Communications, University of Kansas


Valerie Salazar

Program Manager

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  • B.A. in Communication Studies and Spanish, Texas Christian University


Amy Shapiro

Administrative Assistant

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  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of Kansas



Dustin Wightman

IT Systems and User Support Coordinator

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  • ABA in Business Administration from University of Kansas