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Ben Arnet - BIO - 2004-07-27
Traci Baugh - 2010-02-04
Jessie Benfield - 2016-08-06
Bridget Biesemeyer - 2006-11-18
Jacklyn Boik - Email removed 2013-01-01 - Columbia Beauty Academy - Licensed Cosmotoligist
Matt Brockmeier - 2004-07-12
Becky Bundy - 2003-04-08 - Moberly Area Community College - Child Daycare
Stephanie Chan - 2007-06-13
Tiffany Cisewski - 2010-02-04
Jamie Clark - 2002-01-17
Ryan Coday - Email removed 2004-01-13
Sonya Collier - 2008-05-07
Sara Cowherd - 2009-03-16 - University of Missouri - B.S. in Biology & B.S. in Chemistry
Abby Creath - BIO - 2006-07-25
Adam Crutchfield - Email removed 2009-03-01
Julie Cupp - 2007-10-18
Mike Denzel - Email removed 2009-06-08 - University of Missouri-Columbia - Computer Science - BS
Sarah Dreier - 2010-02-04 - Texas Christian University - interior design
Ola Duru - Email removed 2009-06-08 - American University - International Marketing with a minor in Public Relations
Sheila Eichelberger - BIO - 2008-12-10
Alisha Elliott - 2003-07-27 - University of Tulsa - Graphic Design & Marketing
Tara Fiene - 2004-01-09
Bradley Gaines - 2007-10-31
Candice Gerling - Email removed 2009-03-01 - University of Missouri-St Louis - International Business
Alex Gibbs - 2002-05-01 - University of Missouri - Plant Science
April Gilpin - Email removed 2015-08-11
Meghan Goss - 2010-02-04 - University of Missouri-Columbia
Angela Gray - 2012-03-04
Matt Grimshaw - 2002-05-02 - University of Missouri-Columbia - BS Civil Engineering
Brandon Guffey - 2013-04-22
Molly Hale - 2010-02-04
Latanya Harvey - Email removed 2001-01-11
Jennifer Hayden - 2005-07-16 - University of Missouri - Animal Science
Brian Jackson - 2009-10-06
Daniel Jacob - 2010-04-24
Kendra King-Email removed 2006-05-25 - Columbia College - social work
Ashley Kochert - 2014-10-10
Peter Lake - 2005-10-21
Brittany Lange - 2004-01-21 - Florida State University - Finance
Daniel Lange - BIO - Email removed 2010-02-07
Evan Life - 2016-10-17 - Missouri-Columbia - BS Mechanical Engineering; MS Nuclear Engineering
Kelly Lynch - 2002-05-03
Katie Maples - 2005-12-07
Jessica McCarty - BIO - 2007-02-13
Rachel Meyer - Email removed 2011-11-07 - University of Missouri-Columbia - Nursing
Casey Nelson - 2005-07-27
Sara Ortbals - 2010-02-25
Tim Ortman - Email removed 2012-12-08
Daniel Perry - 2016-06-23
Elizabeth Price - Email removed 2014-04-27
Cheri Roewe - 2016-02-13
Katy Ryan - 2008-11-19 - University of Missouri-Columbia - Real Estate Writer--Kansas City Star
Joel Shettlesworth - 2005-05-25
J Sydney Snider - 2007-05-10
Than Som - 2010-02-06
Robert Starke - 2002-07-12
Staci Sweezer - mail removed 2013-05-25
Trevor Taylor - Email removed 2011-11-07
Marcella Trujillo - 2007-09-19
Angelle Udo - Email removed 2001-12-11
Alicia Villiers - BIO - 2009-10-13 - United States Navy - Religious Programs Specialist
Stacy Vogel - 2006-09-06
Jake Whitesides - Kewpie of the Month, June & July 2000
Sarah Williamson - 2008-08-20
Lakeshia Wilson - 2005-05-06
Ben Arnet July 27, 2004
I graduated from the University of Missouri in December 2003 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. I'd been working for the Mizzou Television Network and KOMU-TV in Columbia all throughout college, so after graduation I finished out the 03-04 Mizzou basketball season and started looking for something else. In the Summer of 2004 I moved to Tucson, Arizona. I am currently a sports anchor/reporter for KGUN-TV in Tucson. I anchor the sports on the weekends and do sports related feature stories during the week. We cover everything from the University of Arizona to the twenty or more high schools in Tucson. We also go into Phoenix from time to time to cover the state's professional teams like the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Phoenix Suns. All and all, it's a fun life!
Abby Creath 2006-07-25
I am a senior in the School of Social Work at the University of Missouri. I have recently moved to New Franklin, MO where I live with my boyfriend (and best friend) Brian Lenger, who is a '99 graduate of Boonville High School. I will begin a semester long practicum with the Cooper County Children's Division in Boonville, MO in August 2006. After graduation I will be working for the State of Missouri Children's Division and continuing to work towards my MSW. I don't know yet which county I will be serving, hopefully it won't take me too far from home.
Sheila Eichelberger October 2, 2006
I am now married as of May to my wonderful husband Nathan. We are residing in Columbia as my family is here. I graduated from Mizzou in 2004 and work as a Property Manager for a large apartment community. My husband works in banking. We have one dog (our only child)! :)
I am looking forward to
a reunion if we have one. Hope everyone is doing well.
Astros pick Whitesides in 5th.
By RUS BAER of the Tribune’s
The Houston Astros made Jake Whitesides’ dreams come true yesterday when the organization selected the former Hickman star during the first day of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft.
Now Whitesides hopes to realize
the Astros’ expectations.
Hickman slugger Jake Whitesides
will take his talents to the professional ranks now that the Houston Astros
franchise drafted him yesterday in the fifth round of the MLB draft.
"They called seconds before they drafted and asked if I’d sign in the fifth round," Whitesides said, recalling the monumental phone call from the Astros organization.
Whitesides didn’t hesitate, saying he’d sign for the average amount offered to fifth-round draft picks.
After putting him on hold for a few seconds, the voice on the line came back with the four words Whitesides will never forget: "Congratulations, you’re a Houston Astro."
Whitesides won’t be an official member of the Houston organization until he signs a minor-league contract, but the left-handed slugger doesn’t expect a lengthy negotiation process.
"The money is not really a factor," Whitesides said. "I just want to make enough money starting out to get me through until I make it to the major leagues."
The average signing bonus for fifth-round picks last year was $174,000. Last year, Whitesides’ Hickman teammate, left-handed pitcher Ryan McCullem, received a $100,000 signing bonus as an eighth-round pick of the Toronto Blue Jays.
Astros scout Joe Robinson is expected to be in Columbia later this week to begin contract talks.
Anderson said Whitesides’ build - he stands about 5-foot-10-inches and weighs 185 pounds - and playing style remind him of former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies star Lenny Dykstra.
Although some teams expressed concern about Whitesides’ height, Robinson said it wasn’t an issue with the Astros.
"We did not worry about his size," Robinson said. "He’s a legitimate center fielder. He can hit; he can run. Now it’s time for him to show us what he can do so we can get him to the big leagues."
Whitesides has been showing what he can do at the high school level as a four-year starter in Kent Fewell’s outfield. Whitesides has been an all-state outfielder since he was a freshman and he ended his career as the state’s all-time home run leader with 46.
Although he’ll be swinging a wood bat now and facing a tougher level of competition, Robinson thinks Whitesides can continue to be a power hitter in the professional ranks.
"We think he has some power in his swing," Robinson said. "That’s going to be part of his player development."
When Whitesides agrees to a contract,
that development will begin in Martinsville, Va., as a member of the Astros’
rookie league affiliate. The Martinsville Astros are members of the Appalachian
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