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

Kennoth Gammill


Paul Childers


Edith Williams


Peggy Kissinger


Linda Moore


Laurel Thompson


Terry "Bo" Pace