“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.
“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.
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.
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.
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?