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COMO YOU KNOW: True False Film Fest

Established in 2004, the festival is an annual four-day showing of nonfiction documentaries in Columbia.

COMO YOU KNOW: Columbia Independent School

Columbia Independent School moved to a new, combined campus in 2009 after operating since 1998 in multiple buildings.

COMO YOU KNOW: Christian Chapel Academy

Christian Chapel Academy opened in 1985 and offers a Christian education to its students. The school offers classes from preschool to eighth grade.

COMO YOU KNOW: Heritage Academy

Heritage Academy is a Christian school in Columbia that opened in 2002.

COMO YOU KNOW: Good Shepherd Lutheran School

Good Shepherd Lutheran School has been open since 2002 and has grown from eight students in its first year to 89 in the 2011-12 school year.

COMO YOU KNOW: Christian Fellowship School

Founded in 1981, Christian Fellowship School serves students in pre-kindergarten through high school. The school currently boasts enrollment of about 290.

COMO YOU KNOW: Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission

The Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission advises the county commission on matters of land use.

COMO YOU KNOW: Columbia/Boone County Department of Health and Human Services

The Health Department located at the Sanford-Kimpton Building provides multiple servicesto Columbia and Boone County residents.

COMO YOU KNOW: IBM

IBM, which specializes in providing information technology services and business process outsourcing capabilities to clients, recently opened a location in Columbia in 2010 at 2810 LeMone Industrial Boulevard.

COMO YOU KNOW: Muriel Battle

Muriel Battle, who died in 2003, was known as a pioneer in education and equality in Columbia. A new high school will bear her name.

COMO YOU KNOW: Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

The hospital, committed to providing cancer prevention, detection and treatment, was the first cancer center west of the Mississippi River.

COMO YOU KNOW: West Junior High School

West Junior High School opened in 1961.

COMO YOU KNOW: Rock Bridge High School

Rock Bridge High School has more than doubled its enrollment since opening in 1973.

COMO YOU KNOW: Hickman High School

Hickman High School is the largest high school in Missouri.

COMO YOU KNOW: Frederick Douglass High School

Douglass High School is an alternative high school for Columbia students.

COMO YOU KNOW: Fr. Tolton Catholic High School

Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.

COMO YOU KNOW: Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Winery

Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Winery in Rocheport offers 10 wines and continues to grow.

COMO YOU KNOW: McBaine bur oak tree

The largest bur oak tree in Missouri is located in Boone County.

COMO YOU KNOW: Oakland Junior High School

One famous alum of Oakland Junior High School is NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.

 

COMO YOU KNOW: Stephens Lake Park

Stephens Lake Park is an arboretum and park in Columbia that features of a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, trails, picnic shelters, and a swimming beach.

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