Honorary Degrees

Missouri State University-West Plains bestows honorary degrees to recognize and honor exceptional men and women who have given a substantial part of their lives to serving others and/or who have distinguished themselves. Conferral of honorary degrees also establishes a public association between Missouri State University-West Plains and such exceptional men and women, thereby providing testimony to the values and quality of two-year institutions.

Honorary Degree Recipients

2011

Kennoth Gammill

2012

Paul Childers

2013

Edith Williams

2014

Peggy Kissinger

2015

Linda Moore

2016

Laurel Thompson

2017

Terry "Bo" Pace

2018

Jack McNevin

2019

Clarence “Porky” Barber

2020

Mark Collins

2022

Mike Ennis

2023