Samantha N. Hays

Three University of Missouri-Kansas City students have been awarded Chang-Lin Tien Scholarships from the University of Missouri System President Mun Choi. Of those receiving the awards, was Samantha N. Hays, a biology major, of Monroe City. Samantha is the daughter of Rick and Melissa Hays.

The awardees share a collective commitment to public service and community impact. President Choi and the student recipients were all recognized at a virtual ceremony on September 1.