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Melissa J. Gee

Judge Hedger at his desk


A Merciful Judge

After seeing the same offenders in court for the 10th time, an alum decided to shake up the court.

A photograph of Peter Tidwell in his bakery standing next to a completed, frosted cake.


Mighty Baking

A self-taught baker defied the odds—twice—to win Food Network’s Cake Wars.

two people in wheelchairs on the track


Wheel Strong

Two BYU alumni helped bring more than 600 impaired veterans to Salt Lake City to compete in wheelchair games.

Trammel Cox teaching


Believing in Seeing

After serving a mission in Cambodia, a BYU alum launched a program to help the poor get access to glasses.

Moving Artwork
Fall 2016
An alum’s intricate moving sculptures are full of unexpected combinations.
Getting the Scoop
Summer 2016
Curiosity, drive, and a passion for dairy—this BYU alum is one of the country’s top ice-cream experts.