After several deaths in his family, Williams has turned to writing short stories, poems and a short book to change his unhappy state into a more accomplished one.
Emma Chalk was nominated for the photography scholars program at The Nelson and was accepted from 15 students in the KCMO area.
Sophomore twins Audrey and Claire Nelson find their passion and friendship through digital art.
Michael Kraft has been participating in barbeque competitions for three years now and has learned to love cooking with his team.
Sophomore Christian Kennedy talks about her passion for theatre and music.
Sophomore Kate Haefele uses art for personal expression, and to connect with many of her friends who are also artists.
Staffer Lauren Cole talks to senior Fannie Berlau about her artwork.
Senior Leo Niehorster-Cook uses spoken word poetry to express himself. Check out an interview with him and two recordings of his poetry.
Junior Bennett Lawrence has a passion for music. His trumpet skills have enabled him to participate in various musical groups across Kansas City.
Inspired by tattoo artists and Hindu architecture, senior Josh Goering creates intricate ceramic designs.
Senior Michael Dannov plays the saxophone in East’s Blue Knights Jazz Band and plans on continuing his craft in college and wherever it may take him.
Senior Sarah Cook draws pictures and fake wounds on her arms. Check out some of her art here.