Mollie Keith Mollie Keith - Outstanding Young Alumni

Mollie Keith came to Missouri Valley College in 2000 from Aurelia, Iowa. At MVC, Mollie was a three time all-American womenís wrestler and was named the Valley Womenís Organization Outstanding Senior Women in 2004. Mollie was a member of the Missouri Valley College ROTC program. She graduated from MVC with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education and went on to teach special education in the Marshall Public School District. In 2007, Mollie completed her Master of Arts degree in educational administration from Lindenwood University.

Since 2004, Mollie has been enlisted in the United States Army and has served abroad in Iraq and Afghanistan. From 2007-2009, Mollie served as company commander of a forward deployed Combat Support Military Police Company conducting Military Police combat operations and Police Transition Team operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In 2010 Mollie took the position of executive officer for Joint Task Force 435, TF Biometrics in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where she provided biometric support to six regional commands. Mollie currently works in Washington, D.C. as a biometrics operations officer. She has received numerous military honors including the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and the Army Achievement Medal. In 2011 Mollie was awarded the Philip Pistilli Silver Veteranís Medal from the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation.

Mollie currently resides in Arlington, Virginia.