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Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 11:22am

A former St. Louisan — who bounced between foster homes and often slept on couches at the homes of friends — has been named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar.

Mackenzie Fierceton, 23, a 2016 graduate of the Whitfield School in Creve Coeur, is one of just 32 U.S. college students awarded a four-year scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Oxford in England.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 11:22am

Jamie Stokes takes a dynamic approach to education. He is both a teacher and a coach. In his world, the two seamlessly intertwine.

In his standard 9-to-5, he is teaching his students important resources like health, physical education and how to properly lift weights. After hours, he coaches high school athletes in cross country and baseball. Whether in the classroom or on the field, both of his roles at Winfield High School revolve around encouraging, building up and training his students — not only in athletics, but in their everyday lives.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 11:22am

LEMAY — Natalie "Pines" Berry always cracks a smile when the blue victory screen pops up on her computer.

The Notre Dame junior gets a rush when she hears her teammates cheering loudly in her headphones.

Yes, esports is a big deal for the all-girls school.

"It's really cool for us," Berry said. "We're technically one of the only all-girls schools in the country to have an all-girls esports team."

Notre Dame is only all-girls school in Missouri to sport an esports team.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 10:56am

Washington University's Olin Business School has taken top place in a new ranking of MBA entrepreneurship programs.

Poets & Quants, a 10-year-old website covering business education, ranks Olin ahead of No. 2 Babson College, No. 3 Michigan, No. 4 Stanford and No. 5 Harvard.

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 9:03am

Tim Miller knew the crash was coming.

When the coronavirus pandemic overtook the country in late March, Miller’s company, Prepcasts, already was scheduled to live stream several of the state quarterfinal basketball games in the area. After fan restrictions were put in place to limit any potential exposure to COVID-19, Miller’s online audience grew exponentially.

Too big in fact.

Moments into the first games the demand overwhelmed Prepcasts website and crashed it.

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