The traditional four-year college experience is not only valuable for learning liberal arts and topics within a student’s particular major, but it’s a time of growth, from teen-ager with a fallback safety net to adult walking the tightrope of life without a net. And it’s a wonderful time to grow, and to learn.
Left to right, Abigail Scanio, fiance and fellow graduate, Matt Williams, and Jill Burroughs enjoy Missouri Baptist University’s annual tradition of the Senior Walk, during which well-wishers applaud and cheer graduates as they walk to Chapel this week.
Georgia-born, Florida-raised and homeschooled with her five siblings, track athlete Ansley Little from Pacific, Missouri, has the ultimate dream of reaching the Olympic level.
Photo by Abigail Scanio
Ansley Little, a sophomore nursing major from Pacific, Missouri, and award-winning MBU track athlete, found her inspiration and footing on the pavement.
Rebecca and Jay Fox have a love for children that reaches far beyond their own family as they are now designated as a “safe family,” which is part of a national movement called, “Safe Families for Children,” where families volunteer to temporarily host children in critical circumstances.
Photo by Rebecca Fox, Facebook
Rebecca Fox, founder of SafePacks, stands with her youngest son, Clayton, and several backpacks donated during a recent event. The organization is becoming so successful that storage for the backpacks has become a challenge.