When he was a child in North Carolina, Winston McDonald Haythe, '63, resigned himself to being picked last for sports teams.
“On the ball field, my stock was zero,” he said. But just an hour later, when it was time to choose people for the spelling match, “oh, did my stock rise.”
He decided early on: “I don’t plan to survive in life by my brawn or strength. I think it’s … [Read more...]
His career in television and electronics has allowed him the chance to broadcast NASA launches and film political dignitaries.
None of this would’ve happened, Avery says, if not for his time at Missouri State.
From humble beginnings
Avery grew up in Ava, Missouri. He was a farm boy whose parents had passed away during his childhood.
“I really hadn’t considered college,” … [Read more...]
Blake Richter, '15, a teacher, musician and videographer, traveled with the Missouri State Chorale to Washington, D.C., to document the inauguration. We profiled him in January. Since then he's been busy editing footage and winning teacher awards. He was the Nixa Public Schools Teacher of the Year all while providing behind the scenes coverage of the Chorale's trip to … [Read more...]
Taylor, a nurse, is in Uganda until July 2017 with a Peace Corps program called Global Health Service Partnership. The program sends U.S. doctors and nurses abroad to work alongside local providers and teach others to be health care professionals. Missouri State magazine met with her the day before she started the journey to Africa. First, she was taking her dog, Ginger, to … [Read more...]