Joseph Knittig ’93 received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Culver-Stockton College and his Juris Doctorate from University of Missouri-Columbia Law School in 1996. Knittig now serves as the CEO of The Global Orphan Project, Inc., an organization dedicated to building sustainable orphan villages in the poorest areas of the world. The Global Orphan Project also helps ensure children living in the villages have access to a school and basic health care.
Prior to his work with The Global Orphan Project, Knittig served as a litigation attorney for Husch and Eppenberger, LLC. He was also a founding partner of Seyferth Knittig, LLC. Knittig was also voted “Best of the Bar” by his peers and was named “Superlawyer” for the Missouri and Kansas areas.
Major General Gary T. McCoy received his Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Culver-Stockton College and his Master of Arts from University of Redlands, Calif.; he also completed several education programs during his career with the United States Air Force. McCoy currently serves as the commander for the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. An Air Force Materiels Command sustainment center, the AFGLSC executes the Air Force supply chain by integrating enterprise-wide planning and strategy with global command and control serving as the single focal point to the war fighter.
During his career with the Air Force, McCoy has received the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with silver and bronze oak leaf clusters and the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster.
Knittig and McCoy will be the featured speakers at the Distinguished Alumni Panel Friday, Oct. 1 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Gladys Crown Center on the campus of Culver-Stockton College. The event is free of charge and open to the public.
C-SC will also honor alumni and friends of the college at the Education Hall of Excellence Reception, Athletic Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner and Distinguished Alumni Banquet. Those honorees include: Amy Ward ’01, Young Alumni Award; Edward Schoenfelt ’78 and Jennifer (Brown) Leftwich ’90, Education Hall of Excellence; Robert Vashinko ’70, Bruce Rowe ’70, Rod Walton, The 1991-92 Women’s Basketball Team, Kim (Kipling) Bushmeyer ’99, Athletic Hall of Fame; and Susan McReynolds ’95, Nursing.
A complete list of Homecoming events and activities is available online at www.culver.edu/homecoming.
Photos: Joseph Knittig ‘93
Major General Gary T. McCoy ‘75
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