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Northwest Missouri State University

Marsha Leopard '71, '76

Marsha Leopard '71, '76


Stanberry, Missouri

Current City

Chillicothe, Missouri

Alumni Association Board Member

Board member since 2014

Board Involvement

  • Chair of the Connect Committee


  • M.S. Elementary Education, Northwest Missouri State University, 1976
  • B.S. Elementary Education, Northwest Missouri State University, 1971

Occupation / Employer Name

  • Retired
  • Consultant for DESE "Moving on Together" Preschool Grant from 2007-2008
  • Chillicothe R-II Schools from 1974 to 2005
  • Taught at Stanberry R-II from 1971 to 1974

Northwest / Community Involvement

  • Northwest Alumni Board of Directors
  • Actively involved in the Chillicothe Area Arts Council; past President
  • Livingston County Retired Teachers; past President
  • Chillicothe Leadership Academy
  • Served on the Retired Senior Citizen's Board
  • Served on the Community Options Board
  • Vice-President of the Chapter JW P.E.O.
  • Member of Delta Lambda Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi
  • Member, Chillicothe United Methodist Church; serves as a Children's God Squad leader   & member of Children's Ministry Team.
  • Volunteer driver for the Chillicothe Correctional Center's PATCH program to connect incarcerated Mom's with their children.

Interests / Hobbies

Traveling and spending time with my four grandchildren.

Special Memories of Northwest

Northwest provided me with a quality education, life-long friendships and opportunities to grow professionally through the networking that the "Bearcat family" provides.

Activities or Organizations Involved In While Attending Northwest

  • Student Senate