Owners of McDonald County Telephone Company, Ross and Vicki Babbitt, received the Distinguished Service Award. Vicki served on the Crowder College Foundation Board for 17 years and her mother played a vital role in founding the school 50 years ago. The couple actively supports a number of groups outside of Crowder, including the McDonald County Schools Foundation and the MSSU Lantern Society.
“Well, it means everything. Our future is our children and we need to make sure that we get them educated in the right direction,” says Vicki Babitt.
She is also also a current member of the Crowder College Facilities Corporation.