At the twentieth annual MWSU Literacy Luncheon, held on April 30, 2010, Christa McCay was the recipient of the Helen Long Volunteer Award given by Pass the Power Adult Literacy group. The citation notes Christa's dedication and commitment to literacy and her many students.
U.S. Congressman Roy Blunt was on hand to congratulate Christa and the other award recipients at today's luncheon.
Christa, a professor in EFLJ for many years, began her work with Pass the Power in 2000 following her retirement from Western. For the past decade, Christa has continued to help students in northwest Missouri as she did during her many years at Western.