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Former Marine Turned Viticulturist Kenzi Schultz Finds a Community at Mizzou

Military service shaped Schultz’s academic future, and she wants other veterans to know that the transition to college is possible. 

Kenzi Schultz grew up in a military and law enforcement family in Cordelia, California, and knew in middle school that she would one day follow in her family’s footsteps. Her great grandfather served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, her father was a police officer and Army veteran, her brother joined the Air Force, her…

Veteran Finds Sweet Success in Return Home

Many returning veterans looking at agriculture

Smoke billows from the sugar shack where U.S. Marine veteran Jeremy Beaver cooks maple syrup. It is a crisp Sunday morning. A sweet, smoky smell and the sound of children playing fill the woods. Beaver likes the quiet of the woods where he taps maple trees for syrup. Equally, he likes the sound of his sons playing with their tractors…