Sep 06, 2022
College of the Ozarks awards faculty member New Faculty Member Five-Fold Mission Award
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —College of the Ozarks recently awarded Dr. Christy Patrick, associate professor of education, the C of O New Faculty Member Five-Fold Mission Award for 2022.
The C of O New Faculty Member Five-Fold Mission Award is given to a new faculty member who has worked six years or less and whom students and co-workers recognize as best embodying the College’s academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals.
2022 College of the Ozarks New Faculty Member Five-Fold Mission Award
Patrick has served as an assistant professor of education at College of the Ozarks since 2018. Her degrees include a Master of Arts from Missouri State University and an Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership from Lindenwood University. Patrick applies over 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher, with varied experiences in kindergarten, third grade, sixth grade, and junior high science. She also assists in teaching Base Camp to the upcoming College of the Ozarks freshmen every fall.
The following comments were made regarding Patrick’s influence at College of the Ozarks:
“Dr. Patrick’s courses are sprinkled with character-building exercises. Her classes are strenuous and intense but provide the tenacity that is required of a future teacher.”
“Dr. Patrick holds students to a very high standard, as she does herself. In the pursuit of goals and high expectations, she still offers grace to herself and others.”
“She values the different cultures of her students and leans into the background knowledge that each student brings into the classroom.”