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Cherine Heckman '77, '83

Cherine Heckman '77, '83


Agency, Missouri

Current City

Columbia, Missouri

Alumni Association Board Member

Board Involvement

  • Member of Connect/Activities Committee


  • Postgraduate work in Leadership Studies, University of San Diego, 1998-2004
  • M.S. Ed., Educational Leadership: Sec, Northwest Missouri State University, 1983
  • B.S. Ed. - Secondary: French/English, Northwest Missouri State University, 1977

Occupation / Employer Name

Retired, University Administrator, (Enrollment Management)

Currently employed part-time by the MU Healthcare and MU Athletics Event Staff

Northwest / Community Involvement

  • Habitat for Humanity Global Village Volunteer (built house in Jordan)

  • MU Healthcare Primary Care Patient and Family Committee
  • Clean Up Columbia Volunteer
  • MU Women's Golf Tournament Volunteer
  • Super Bowl XXXII Volunteer (San Diego)
  • ESPN X-Games Volunteer (San Diego)
  • TPCC House Building Ministries Volunteer (built houses in Mexico)
  • Suzuki Rock N' Roll Marathon Volunteer (San Diego)
  • Donor - Heckman Family Scholarship
  • Admissions Recruiter for Northwest Missouri State University
  • Missouri State Fair Alumni/Admissions Booth Volunteer

Interests / Hobbies

  • Sports, currently working for MU Athletics Event Staff
  • Travel
  • Spending time in Maryville with family

Special Memories of Northwest

My memories start from when i was about three years old. As the daughter of Northwest parents, I was on campus many times before I was a freshman. As a student, I have great memories from homecomings, sorority, Bearcat Marching Band and the great people of Northwest.

Activities or Organizations Involved In While Attending Northwest

  • Homecoming Committee Co-Chair, 1976
  • Homecoming Committee Queens Committee Chair
  • Homecoming Parade
  • Homecoming Variety Show
  • Delta Zeta Sorority
  • Order of Omega (founding member)
  • Intramural Sports
  • IRC Regatta
  • Bearcat Marching Band
  • Roberta Hall Council

As a Northwest Staff Member

  • Homecoming Variety Show Advisor
  • Cheerleader/Mascot Advisor
  • Panhellenic Council Advisor