Beau Brockett, '19, Recognized by Michigan Press Association

Beau Brockett, Albion College Class of 2019
Beau Brockett, '19, was one of 12 Michigan college students to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship earlier this month by the Michigan Press Association (MPA) Foundation. The English-Creative Writing major from Richmond is the managing editor of The Pleiad, the Albion College student newspaper.

Freep's McCabe on Albion Gift: 'It Felt Like Home to Us'

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Mick McCabe, who spent 46 years carving out a special niche at the Detroit Free Press, didn’t attend Albion College. But his respect and love for the school runs deep nonetheless thanks to the fact that two of his kids graduated from Albion. And that's why, at his retirement roast in May, McCabe earmarked the $3,500 in proceeds to Albion's journalism program. "I really liked everything about Albion," he said.

Dana Lee, '02, Learns a New Role as Part of LPGA Documentary

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An English and French major at Albion College, Dana Lee, '02 (far left), decided to try something new three years ago and the result was becoming part of a team that developed The Founders, a documentary about the early years of the Ladies Professional Golf Association that is screening at film festivals around the country. "It was one of those times in my life when you raise your hand and say, 'I'll try to help,'" she said.

DeGroot, '16, Chosen for Peace Corps in Africa

Audrey DeGroot, '16
Class of 2016 member Audrey DeGroot will soon begin a two-year adventure in the West African country of Guinea as Albion's first Peace Corps volunteer since Christin Spoolstra, '11. "I don't want a 9-to-5 job and an apartment, I want an adventure," she says, listing some of the "million and one" reasons she decided to apply for the position.

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