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Northwest Family of the Year


Family Weekend 2019 | Sept. 27-29, 2019

Northwest's Family of the Year represents the best of Bearcat Nation and is recognized during Northwest's annual Family Weekend. Sponsored by Campus Dining, the Family of the Year recognition comes with a $750 scholarship as well as other gifts from the campus and community.


The Hascall family, of Kansas City, Missouri, is Northwest Missouri State University’s 2018 Family of the Year. Pictured above, left to right are Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski, Student Senate President Alyssa Lincoln, Harold Hascall, Carol Hascall, Vikki Watts Hascall, Tori Hascall, Kaleb Hascall, Ky Hascall, Campus Dining Director Spencer Martin and Bob Machovsky, the director of alumni relations and annual giving at Northwest. (Photo by Todd Weddle/Northwest Missouri State University) 

All eligible applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be classified as a full-time student maintaining a cumulative 3.00 Northwest grade-point average. No preference will be given to a specific major.
  • Be involved outside of the classroom in University-sponsored student organizations and community groups demonstrating a willingness to contribute to the improvement of the community.
  • The recipient must demonstrate the family’s commitment to Northwest, a commitment to academic success at Northwest, and a commitment of service to Northwest.

The Family of the Year will be announced on Saturday, Sept. 28, during pregame activities at the Bearcat football game. The family must be present to accept the award.


Nominate a Northwest Family of the Year