Students’ grandfather receives Medal of Honor

Savannah Schwab, full-time, non-degree seeking student, reads her blog entries at in her home in Ft. Scott, Kan., March 29, 2014. Schwab began her blog as a way to honor her grandfather.

Three Missouri Southern students spent their spring break in Washington, D.C., this year, learning about history – their family history. On March 18, Savannah, Zach and Ethan Schwab attended the Valor 24 ceremony, where President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, including their grandfather, First Lieutenant Donald Schwab