June 10, 2019
He graduated from the East Central College Culinary Program in 2018, and Nathan Yount is already making a name for himself. Yount spends his days working under award-winning chef Paul Kampff at the St. Louis Country Club. Outside of work, he is an active competitor in culinary competitions. “I love the pressure of the kitchen,” [...]
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February 26, 2019
This winter, we’ve seen snow, sleet, hail and ice in the Midwest. It’s enough to make a person want to travel somewhere warm, which is exactly what Brandon Gassei did. “I decided to go to Costa Rica this semester,” he explained. “I wanted to go to a country filled with beautiful nature.” The Marthasville-native is [...]
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November 14, 2018
Like many high school seniors, Rick Briggenhorst had no idea what he wanted to do after graduation back in 2011. “On my last day in high school, I had a conversation with my marketing instructor and my art instructor,” the Union-native said. “They told me ‘math teaches you how to succeed. Art teaches you how [...]
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October 16, 2018
She came to East Central College to play volleyball and use A+ Scholarship funds. She left East Central College with more than just a degree. She found a passion. “East Central College provided me with countless opportunities to become a better learner,” said alumna Ginny Ward. “I became friends with dozens of international athletes who [...]
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October 9, 2018
Like many students that come to East Central College, Miranda Pickens wasn’t quite sure what she wanted to do with her life. “I got my associate of arts degree in general studies,” she explained, “and then I transferred to Mizzou.” She started in marketing. She moved on to fashion and design. Then, she went over [...]
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