advertisement

CoMo You Know

CoMo You Know: Gentry Middle School

Gentry Middle School is one of six middle schools in Columbia.

COMO YOU KNOW: Elizabeth B. Miller

Elizabeth Miller is the International Communications Coordinator at MU International Programs. Once a school teacher, Miller enjoys the richness of different cultures and is inspired to help others to see the world.

COMO YOU KNOW: Shannon Welker

On May 9, 2013, Shannon Welker became the third head gymnastics coach in Mizzou history.

CoMo You Know: Greg Rhodenbaugh

Greg Rhodenbaugh is the Missouri swimming and diving team’s head coach.

COMO YOU KNOW: Kim Presko

Kim Presko is finishing her first year as principal of Battle High School. Presko said it is "special" to work for a school named after Muriel Williams Battle, a woman who hired her for a math teacher position in 1990.

COMO YOU KNOW: Louis P. 'Tony' Antimi

Antimi was the baseball player, coach and groundskeeper for which Antimi Sports Complex in Cosmopolitan Park is named.

COMO YOU KNOW: Matt Akins

Matt Akins is a videographer, local activist and creator of the organization Citizens for Justice, which focuses on recognizing and addressing misconduct in the local legal system.

CoMo You Know: Frank Haith

Frank Haith was the coach for the Missouri Tigers men’s basketball team from 2011 to 2014.

CoMo You Know: Jefferson Middle School

Jefferson Middle School is one of six middle schools in Columbia.

CoMo You Know: West Middle School

West Middle School is one of six middle schools in Columbia. The middle school opened in 1961.

CoMo You Know: Lange Middle School

Lange Middle School is one of six middle schools in Columbia.

CoMo You Know: Smithton Middle School

Smithton Middle School is one of three middle schools in the Columbia Public Schools district. The school offers a variety of education programs and electives.

CoMo You Know: Oakland Middle School

Oakland Middle School is one of Columbia's six middle schools.

COMO YOU KNOW: Kim Anderson, Missouri men's basketball coach

Kim Anderson is the new head coach for the Missouri's men's basketball team. He played for Missouri from 1973-77 and is ranked among the school's top-20, all-time scorers.

COMO YOU KNOW: Mizzou Advantage

Mizzou Advantage founded in 2010, is a program at MU that attempts to address and solve real-world problems and aims to raise the impact of the university. The program provides funding for various projects and encourages collaboration.

COMO YOU KNOW: Truman's Closet

Truman's Closet, an MU organization run by the Missouri Students Association, rents clothing to MU students, faculty and staff for free and provides educational resources for its customers.

COMO YOU KNOW: Common Core State Standards

Common Core State Standards are a set of nationwide educational standards created in 2010 to better address issues of education curriculum in schools.

COMO YOU KNOW: Tiger Pantry

Founded in 2012, Tiger Pantry is a food pantry that provides MU students, faculty and staff in need with food assistance once per month. The organization operates under a "no-questions asked" policy for giving out aid.

COMO YOU KNOW: Tim Jamieson

Tim Jamieson is the head coach of the Missouri baseball team, entering his 20th season in 2014. That makes him the longest-tenured head coach at Missouri and only the second coach the program has had for the past 40 years.

COMO YOU KNOW: Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly is a representative for downtown Columbia, including MU, Stephens College and Columbia College. 

advertisements