Bowden Receives Scholarship from Jefferson Bank

MacKenzie Bowden of Jefferson City, Mo., is the recipient of
a scholarship from Missouri Colleges Fund (MCF) in recognition of her efforts
and achievements at William
Woods University.

Missouri Colleges Funds assists private colleges and
universities in Missouri by working with private donors to secure scholarship
opportunities. Money for the $1,200 Outstanding Business-Related Scholarship
came from the Jefferson Bank of Missouri.
Bowden is a junior at William Woods, seeking a double major
in management and business administration with a psychology minor.
She works off campus at Initially Yours, a small gift and
monogramming store in Jefferson City. In charge of the company’s Facebook
advertising and email marketing, Bowden is also looking to partner with her
boss and open a second Initially Yours in Columbia, Mo., after graduation.
For two years Bowden has been a starter for the Owls on the
women’s softball team. Bowden accredits her success to her participation in
sports, which carries over into her everyday life. She says she is motivated
and strives to succeed in every aspect of her life now and in the future.
In 2011 and 2012 Bowden was part of the All-American Mideast
Conference (AMC) First Team, as well as the 2011 and 2012 Academic All-AMC. She
was named the Co-Pitcher of the Year for the AMC this year. Bowden also earned
the 2012 Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team.