As sophomore Claire Nieshalla stood upon the Miss East Central Indiana pageant stage to accept her first place award, she remembered all that had brought her there: a little bit of chance, a good amount of talent, but mostly a lot of God’s provision.
Through the ruckus and crowded Dining Commons (DC), there is often a sweet sound coming from the piano on the top floor. Senior Caleb Miller sits at the bench, seemingly unbothered, playing tunes over it all.
New Beginning Thrifts, founded by juniors Clay Vander Kolk and Ali Clodgo, offers a second chance for second-hand clothes, making fashion both stylish and sustainable.
Meet the newest Echo Editors-in-Chief.