SBU leader, student citedfor leadership
|JEFFERSON CITY – From left, Dean Finley, BSU director, Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU), stands with leadership award winners Dustin Nelson, student leader with the BSU at SMSU, and Becky Jacobson, campus minister, College of the Ozarks.|
JEFFERSON CITY – A college student and a college Baptist Student Union minister were honored at the recent 2004 Leadership Development Conference for collegiate student leaders.
Becky Jacobson, campus minister at College of the Ozarks, and Dustin Nelson, student leader from the Baptist Student Union at Southwest Missouri State University , received the Bill Davis Award for Excellence in Christian Leadership.
The award is given in honor of Bill Davis, a former campus minister in Missouri . The award is given in recognition of outstanding leadership.
The 2004 conference attracted 200 students, campus ministers and church collegiate ministry directors from across Missouri . The weekend conference featured John Michael, vice-president of Ministry Insights International.
More information about Missouri Baptist Convention collegiate ministries can be obtained by visiting www.mobaptist.org or by calling Julie Hendrickson at 1-800-736-7226.
March 18, 2004