At just 18, Austin Feaman doesn’t have much memory of a time in his young life when he wasn’t pitching in to help others. He said it was as if his mother, Jennifer, “planted a seed” that helped determine who he would grow up to be.
Beth Clark can’t remember a time when she wasn’t a volunteer. Living on the family farm, her calendar was always full with chores to be done. Plus, at Lexington High School she was active in all things musical as well as competing all four years in track and field. Her senior year she was team captain and a state finalist in discus. But, since childhood she’s made time to volunteer.
Growing up in Zach Angles’ house, it was a family tradition to pitch in and help others. When he recently found himself on the receiving end of a prestigious scholarship, it was happy news that caught him by surprise.
Acclaimed X-Men comic book writer Chris Claremont spoke to over 100 members of the Redbird community about the importance of telling diverse stories on April 15 during a virtual ReggieCon event.
ReggieCon will host the panel “Eyes Unclouded by Hate: The Spirit of Hayao Miyazaki!” from 7-8:30 p.m. May 6, via Zoom.
Before he joins virtual audiences for events centered on “The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America,” Chef Sean Sherman, founder of the company The Sioux Chef, took part in a Q and A from Illinois State faculty members.
Founder of the company The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman will share his journey of reviving and reimagining Indigenous cuisine. Events include a Normal Food Summit and a cook along with Chef Sherman.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, ReggieCon will focus on the Wonder Woman comics. The suggested reading is Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia by Greg Rucka.
The Administrative/Professional Council announced the winners of awards for distinguished service, emerging leader, and Esprit De Corps.
In recognition of LGBTQ History Month, the ReggieCon panel for October will focus on the graphic novel World of Wakanda by Roxanne Gay.