Author: Meredith Clevenger

My name is Meredith Clevenger, and I am majoring in science and agricultural journalism with a possible minor in hospitality management. I was born and raised on a farm near the small town of Hamilton, Missouri. Hamilton is the boyhood home of J.C. Penney, but it is better known now as “Quilt Town USA.” I have been actively involved in 4-H since I was 5 years old; I was a three-year Clover Kid member because my entire family was already involved in 4-H and my mom was the club leader. I held every office within my club and our county council. My favorite activity in 4-H was showing pigs and I enjoyed showing at county fairs and the Missouri State Fair.

Columbia schools now offer evening meal for students staying for late activities

Columbia Public Schools have decided to make a difference within their high schools and community. In recent years, many teachers and other administrators have been providing food for their students who had to stay late for after school activities. To…