Faces of STLCC
Linda Foster is a fighter. Her story is one of courage and perseverance in the face of personal tragedy and hardship. The 62-year-old-STLCC graduate has twice survived cancer, and earned a certificate and a degree during her struggles.
South St. Louis native Angela Hamilton grew up in a blue-collar family with three older brothers, spending her youth racing bikes and exploring the overflow tunnels of the River desPeres. As the first in her family to attend college, she is an associate professor of English at St. Louis Community College–Meramec. Hamilton is reaching not only beyond the classroom, but beyond the borders of the United States to educate her students.
It started almost three years ago, when her son adopted a dog named Tarkio from Stray Rescue of St. Louis. Michelle Streiff started volunteering with the organization when its new Pine Street facility was set to open. Stray Rescue really needed people who could help paint.