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Snell honored for 5 years of service to Missouri Stream Team

As drought conditions worsen for many states, efforts to preserve and improve local water systems have ramped up, including work by the Missouri Stream Team – a group made up largely of volunteers who monitor and work to improve or protect Missouri’s 100,000 miles of waterways. Ken Snell, a biology instructor at Metropolitan Community College …

Broyles named NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete

Kelsi Broyles, a native of Independence, Mo., was recently awarded as a 2013-2014 Scholar Athlete by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Broyles is entering her sophomore year as a pitcher and infielder for the Metropolitan Community College – Maple Woods Monarchs. The NFCA recognizes as scholar-athletes those players who have a GPA of 3.5 …