2020-21 Honoree - Samantha Francka

Marketing and Web Specialist, International Programs
Samantha Francka co-created the Global Leaders and Mentor Program to help understand and address the needs of international and domestic students.   During her time at MSU, as a student, she was on the Advertising team. Now, as a professional, she has re-joined the team as the instructor of the Ad Team. She led the team through a project for the Community Foundation of the Ozarks to stimulate economic development and growth in four local communities. In the last year, the Ad team won the national competition for The McCain Institute, creating a campaign to counter targeted violence. Second and third place went to Arizona State and Johns Hopkins.