The University of Missouri's Department of Statistics triumphantly hosted DataFest 2024 on its Columbia, MO campus. Dr. Suhwon Lee, a teaching professor of statistics and the director of the Center for Applied Statistics and Data Analysis, has been spearheading DataFest Mizzou since its inaugural year in 2017. DataFest serves as a platform for students to hone various skills, such as data wrangling, data visualization, statistical analysis, and delivering presentations to a panel of professionals and peers.