CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Two Southeast Missouri State University students recently passed parts of the Certified Management Accountants (CMA) exam.
Sara Westrich of Scott City, Mo., a senior accounting major at Southeast Missouri State University, recently passed the first and second parts of the CMA exam. Marsha Walker a senior accounting major from Dexter, recently passed the first part of the exam. Both students are candidates for graduation at commencement exercises scheduled for Dec. 20 in the Show Me Center.
The first part of the exam covers economics, finance and management. The second part covers financial accounting, reporting and analysis.
"These students' exemplary accomplishments place them at the leading edge of professional status through their success," said Dr. Keith Russell, Southeast professor of accounting and management information systems. "They are to be commended for their willingness to accept the risk of public failure in order to achieve their goal of national, professional success."
Russell said their success on the exam speaks highly of their education at Southeast.
"At a recent meeting of IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) and ICMA (Institute of Certified Management Accountants) volunteer and staff leaders, Southeast Missouri State University was singled out as the leader in student certification success on the CMA examination," he said.
SIKESTON - Ethel Lambert is the Employee of the Month of December at Hunter Acres Caring Center.
A certified nursing assistant, Lambert is described by her peers as "dependable, fun-loving and dedicated to the residents." Also she was praised for her quality care.
Lambert and her husband, Eddie, reside in Sikeston with their five children. She is a active member of the Rose of Sharon Chapter 4 and her hobbies are music and dancing.
SIKESTON - Dr. Gail Redman is the new dental director for the Semo Health Network. Redman will be based in the new Sikeston Family Dental Clinic, located at 903 S. Kingshighway.
"Semo Health Network is pleased to welcome Dr. Redman as our dental director," said Cheryl White, executive director. "She brings expertise to the position as well as a significant history of service to the citizens of the Bootheel area."
A 1984 graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, Redman was in private practice for almost 20 years in East Prairie. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association and served as president of the Southeast Dental Society. Also Redman has had the opportunity to participate in dental mission trips to Guyana, Mexico and Russia.
Redman and her husband, Rod, reside in East Prairie along with their daughter, Michelle.
Semo Health Network is a non-profit community/migrant health center with medical and dental clinics across the Bootheel.
City recognizes worker's efforts
SIKESTON - The Department of Public Works selected Bill Nance as the Employee of the First Quarter of 2004.
A senior member of the Park Division, Nance was described as a dependable and hard worker, who has "distinguished himself as the most experienced skilled worker in the division ... Known for his ability to complete job assignments efficiently, he led his less experienced co-workers on many routine maintenance assignments."
He received a plaque and a check from Mayor Mike Marshall during a presentation at the January City Council meeting.