The Mizzou Alumni Association handed out their Geyer Awards this past week in recognition of work by public officials and citizens who make a positive impact on higher education and the University of Missouri. Senator David Pearce a Mizzou Alumni and Chair of the Senate Education Committee was one of this year’s recipients and says this award is special in many ways.

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Senator Pearce received his Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural journalism from MU and represents District 21 in the Missouri Senate.