October 2, 2019
She started college when she was 29 years old. For nearly three years, she took online classes to take her general education requirements. “I couldn’t really leave home,” Angela Trentmann explained. “I had to take care of two kids while my husband worked full time.” After her children were finally old enough to attend school [...]
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April 24, 2019
Labadie, Missouri isn’t known for its vast opportunities to scuba dive. That didn’t stop James Johnson from pursuing it anyway. “When I learned to dive it changed not only my perspective of the world, but it also changed my outlook on life,” he said. “I enjoy diving so much I became a scuba instructor. I [...]
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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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