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James Skretta ’09 studied music education at Central and now plans to teach saxophone, music history and theory at the college level.

Q&A with Young Artist winner James Skretta

Saxophonist James Skretta ’09 shares about competition, self-criticism and the importance of music in this interview about his journey to musical success.

 

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The Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs at Jefferson High School in Dallas.

The Heart of Texas

Central’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble shared special memories in the heart of Texas during winter break—they learned to appreciate not only each other, but the Central College family.

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The Vocal/Instrumental Jazz and Pop Combo members traveled to Mexico in January and toured in two cities.

Musically Warm in Mexico

The Central Vocal/Instrumental Jazz and Pop Combo flew off to Mexico in search of warmer weather, cultural experiences and the opportunity to impact a community.

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Gap Medics

A Medical Adventure

Seniors Mycaela Crouse and Rachel Connelly experienced an opportunity of a lifetime—for two weeks, the friends spent time job shadowing doctors in Thailand in several areas of the local hospitals.

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Megan Davis

Love of the Dutch

Hailing all the way from Colorado, sophomore Megan Davis found her niche with the Central women’s tennis team—and when she’s not on the tennis court, she stays connected with the athletic world as an exercise science major.

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Flipping the Logic

Looking into a private college education, but it seems too expensive? Central’s commitment to affordability is top priority—find out how affordable your Central education can be!

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The Right Fit

Best friends and football teammates Joel Lynde ’16 and Travis DeFrancisco ’16 came all the way from sunny Arizona and discovered a home away from home.

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Interview Blitz

Interviewing: Speed-Dating Style

Practicing interviewing skills is essential for a college student seeking an internship or a job after graduation. “Speed-dating” interviews were all the rage at Central’s first Interview Blitz, which gave students practical experience.

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Building for a Better Future

Seniors Ryan McPherren and Ryan Dusil are heading up a project that is turning an unused, wooded area at Lake Red Rock into a place where children can discover the natural world.

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Laflin sisters

A Little Bit of Home

Hannah and Jessica Laflin are sisters, volleyball players and Central Dutch hailing from Arizona. Their friendship is a source of joy in their college experience far from home.

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Internship fair

Connecting for the Future

Central students had the opportunity to get their name out in the business world with the annual Central College Internship Networking Fair.

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