Spotlight: Missouri Teacher of the Year, BioSTL Prepares for Next Pandemic & St. Louis in Watercolor

    HEC Media’s Spotlight program airs every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11, and showcases St. Louis’ finest contributions to art, education, and culture. In this week’s episode meet Missouri’s teacher of the year and learn his remarkable story, hear from author Tom Vanderbilt about his quest to learn five new life skills in the course of one year, discover how BioStL is positioning St. Louis to become a global leader when the next pandemic hits, explore Mombie Magic at the Houska Gallery, get the scoop on Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery, and enjoy St. Louis in Watercolor.

    From Gang Member to Missouri’s Top Teacher
    He went from a gang member to Missouri’s top teacher. Darrion Cockrell, tell us how and why he changed his life.

    First Person One on One: Tom Vanderbilt
    In this edition of First Person One on One, author Tom Vanderbilt discusses his new book, “Beginners, The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning.”

    BioSTL Positions St. Louis to Become Global Leader When the Next Pandemic Hits
    New center in St. Louis will develop businesses around any bioscience and technology that can predict, monitor, treat or prevent a widespread disease outbreak.

    Houska Gallery Presents Amy Reidel: Mombie Magic
    Mombie Magic is the latest exhibit at Houska Gallery, featuring the drawing, painting, and sculptural work of Amy Reidel.

    Get the Scoop on Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery
    St. Louis based Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery is making a big name for itself.

    St. Louis in Watercolor
    St. Louis in Watercolor takes a look at the city’s history using watercolor pictures from artist Marilynne Bradley’s latest book. Stories of murder and mystery.