INDIVIDUAL IMPACT STORIES

Welcome New Board of Directors

Welcome New Board of Directors Biography Michael L. RoaneMichael Roane is the retired Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, from JEDunn headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. He had national responsibility for all people related activities to include talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, leadership/organizational development, and succession planning for JE Dunn Construction Company. Prior…

KC Scholars Announces Newly Elected Board of Directors Members

KC Scholars Announces Newly Elected Board of Directors Members: Michael Roane and Beto Lopez KC Scholars Announces Newly Elected Board of Directors Members: Michael Roane Beto Lopez KC Scholars provides scholarships to local high school students and adult learners to make college a reality and positively impact the Kansas City region’s economy and workforce KANSAS…

Statement from KC Scholars’ President and CEO

Statement from KC Scholars President and CEO Dear KC Scholars: Right now, we are reading and hearing hundreds of statements and individually and collectively wrestling with our words and emotions. Scholars – I decided to write my statement directly to you. I write to say that you are on our minds and hearts and to…

Jackie Shaver Donor – Ad Astra

Jackie ShaverDonor – Ad Astra On May 1, Maizey, our Chief Happiness Officer, and I decorated our car and headed off to join the celebration. We were welcomed with excitement; Scholars were overwhelmed with joy and disbelief that their biggest dreams were coming true. It was fulfilling, to say the least, to be able to…

Nancy Kimak Donor – Eastern Jackson County

Nancy Kimak Donor – Eastern Jackson County The staging area at Van Horn High School (my alma mater) was well organized – there were 40-60 vehicles with signs, streamers, balloons and words of praise for our Van Horn scholarship recipient.  As our parade caravanned with honking horns, travelling 3-4 miles to our recipient’s home, onlookers…