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More Than Just A School

“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.” ―Fred Rogers

Photo by Paul Nordmann

Students, teachers and parent volunteers of The Soulard School gather together to eat lunch at what they describe as “family style,” just one of many examples of how a sense of community is one of the positive aspects defining this unique south city school.

Hope Springs Eternal

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” –Rogers Hornsby

Photo by Abby Kassebaum

Fans fill Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, for the annual rite of passage as winter makes way for spring and professional baseball officially returns to our lives. 

Can’t Buy Love, But You Can Pack It

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.

Picture of Progress: From Mexico to MBU Grad to Manager

Sebastian Munoz became the Missouri Baptist University coffee shop manager by more than simply applying for a job. The journey Munoz embarked on includes marriage, immigration and a college degree.

Photo by Matt Williams    

Sebastian Munoz meets with an employee inside thePerk coffee shop on the Missouri Baptist University campus, where he works as manager of the popular student gathering spot.  

Dr. Ladd Faszold, Where Will Life Take Him Next?

Just days after coming home from the Grammy Awards in New York, Dr. Ladd Faszold, professor of music in the Fine Arts Division, sat down in his office with the sound of piano playing in the hallway to discuss where life has taken him.

Photo by Haley Sandvoss

Dr. Ladd Faszold has been at MBU for more than three decades, but did you know he’s performed on stage at Carnegie Hall six times? Or that he’s been to the Grammys as a voting member of the academy? Or that he’s flown into the Grand Canyon? Or that he collects stamps?

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@TrevorChaney Or even farther back when coaches would actually use water as some sort of reward. Glad those days are gone.

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