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Catching up with the winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship at MCC

Editor’s note: Chebet Buckner, the 2017 winner of the Chancellor’s MLK Scholarship, compiled this story. Every winter, Metropolitan Community College honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King through a collegewide day of service. In addition to this, one outstanding early-college student is chosen to receive a $500 scholarship. First offered in 2015, the Chancellor’s …

MLK Day of Service Jan. 16: More than a day off

Update, Jan. 13: Due to the forecast for inclement weather, all scheduled activities and events for Monday, Jan. 16, have been canceled. This includes Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service volunteer activities. Each year, around 500 Metropolitan Community College students, faculty, staff and community members make it a “Day On” instead of a Day …

The tail of how the Disneys adopted brother and sister pups

If you’ve ever volunteered at an animal shelter, you know you run the risk of meeting a new family member there. When David Disney, MCC Board of Trustees president, asked wife Kathy if she’d like to spend part of the MLK Day of Service at Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption in Mission, she figured he …