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					_________________________________________________________________________   Scholar Athletes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                M 1                                                     | TUESDAY | MAY 8, 2007 | ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH | STLTODAY.COM |                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          D9
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                                                                             Erika                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kristen                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bobby                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kelli
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                                                                             Seabaugh    Scholar Athlete Award                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Herculaneum
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 John Burroughs
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                        Ranked 19 out of
                        253 students
                        Softball-4
                        Basketball-3
                                                                                         marks 40th anniversary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ranked 5 out of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        114 students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Softball-3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Basketball-3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Rank: not given
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Soccer-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Basketball-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Baseball-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ranked 3 out of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         438 students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Cross country-2
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                        Tennis-4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Track-2                                                                                                                                                                                                  College is unde-                                                                                                                                                                                        Track-4
                                                                                         By Jerry Stack                                                                                                  nate a student this year. Those
Will attend Southeast Missouri State                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Will attend Webster U. to major in                                                                                                                                                                      cided ... Hopes to become a doctor                                                                                                                                                                      College is undecided ... Will major in
                                                                                         ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH                                                                                         schools felt that they did not
to major in psychology ... All-Metro                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             biology ... Hopes to become a trauma                                                                                                                                                                    and find a one-time treatment for                                                                                                                                                                        pre-veterinary med or animal sci-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         have a strong enough candidate
softball honorable mention and twice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             surgeon. “I don’t think there would                                                                                                                                                                     asthma ... All-Metro soccer honor-                                                                                                                                                                      ence ... Favorite subject: “English ...
                                                                                         As we honor this year’s Scholar                                                                                 worthy of the honor.
all-conference first team ... Favorite                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            be any better feeling than saving                                                                                                                                                                       able mention and all-state first team                                                                                                                                                                    has taught me how to think on my
                                                                                         Athletes, we also acknowledge                                                                                      In a column published May
subject: psychology. “I learned more                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             someone’s life.’’ ... Softball MVP                                                                                                                                                                      ... Activities include debate, newspa-                                                                                                                                                                  own.’’ ...Activities include church
                                                                                         the late Bob Broeg, whose idea it                                                                               26, 1967, which was just before
in that one class than I thought pos-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and team leader ... Favorite book:                                                                                                                                                                      per, classics club ... Favorite subject:                                                                                                                                                                choir, Special Olympics, Valentines
                                                                                         was to honor them.                                                                                              the first Scholar Athlete Awards
sible.’’ ... Favorite book: “Me and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “Crank’’ ... Favorite musical group:                                                                                                                                                                    bioethics. “We learn the science                                                                                                                                                                        for Soldiers in Iraq and student
                                                                                           This year marks the 40th an-                                                                                  Program, Broeg wrote:
Emma’’ ... Favorite musician: Tim                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Rascal Flatts ... Role model: “My dad                                                                                                                                                                   behind issues like abortion and stem                                                                                                                                                                    speaker for Missouri Coaches Educa-
                                                                                         niversary of the Post-Dispatch                                                                                     “The purpose is to ... reward
McGraw ... Role model: “Jason Isring-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            is always there for me. He hasn’t                                                                                                                                                                       cells and debate them.’’ ... Favorite                                                                                                                                                                   tional Conference ... Role model: “Bill
                                                                                         Scholar Athlete program and                                                                                     students able to maintain
hausen has kept a positive attitude                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              missed one game of any sport from                                                                                                                                                                       book: “Lend Me Your Ears’’ by Wil-                                                                                                                                                                      Thoele, my basketball coach, taught
                                                                                         just the second time that Bob                                                                                   classroom superiority when
while overcoming many obstacles.’’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               seventh grade to my senior year.’’                                                                                                                                                                      liam Safire.’’ ... Role model: Daniel                                                                                                                                                                    me that having talent is not always
                                                                                         Broeg isn’t around to share in                                                                                  participating in extracurricular
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Henninger, Wall Street Journal. “He                                                                                                                                                                     what counts most on a team.’’
                                                                                         the joy of the Scholar Athletes.                                                                                activities. At a time when both
                                                                             Kyle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Krystal                                                                                             writes as well as he thinks.’’
                                                                                           The long-time sports editor of                                                                                academic and athletic compe-
                                                                             Rood        the Post-Dispatch, Broeg died in                                                                                titions are keener, the young
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     West                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cory
                       Fort Zumwalt S.
                                                                                         October of 2005. He was 87.                                                                                     people able to distinguish them-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Highland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Jake                                                                                                                                                                                                    Remspecher
                                                                                           In 1967, Broeg came up with                                                                                   selves physically and mentally
                       Ranked 3 out of
                                                                                         the idea of having the newspa-                                                                                  certainly offer a reservoir for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ranked 6 out of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mydlo                                                                                                                        Lutheran North
                       492 students                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    233 students                                                                                                                                                                                            Kennedy                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ranked 13 out of
                                                                                         per honor high school seniors                                                                                   future leadership.”
                       Soccer-1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cross country-3                                                                                                                                                                                         Ranked 28 out of                                                                                                                                                                                           88 students
                                                                                         whose excellence on the playing                                                                                    Included among the ranks of
                       Track-4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Track-4                                                                                                                                                                                                 118 students                                                                                                                                                                                               Soccer-4
                                                                                         field and in the classroom set                                                                                   former Scholar Athletes: Jackie-
                       Cross country-3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Will attend St.                                                                                                                                                                                         Basketball-4                                                                                                                                                                                               Baseball-4
                                                                                         them apart from the rest.                                                                                       Joyner Kersee of East St. Louis
Will attend Mizzou, study journalism                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Louis U. and major in biology and                                                                                                                                                                                             Soccer-1                                                                                                                                                                                                   Basketball-1
                                                                                           The program was called the                                                                                    Lincoln, an Olympic gold med-
and run competitively ... Missouri                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               pre-med ... Wants “to work in a hospi-                                                                                                                                                                                        Track-1                                                                                                                                                                                                    Football-1
                                                                                         Scholar Athlete Award.                                                                                          alist; Craig Virgin of Lebanon,
100 Scholars finalist ... Two-time All-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tal diagnosing patients, helping them                                                                                                                                                                   Will attend Westminster to major                                                                                                                                                                        Will attend Central Missouri . . . “I
                                                                                           This year 160 seniors are re-                                                                                 a world-class distance runner;
Metro and the 2006 runner of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 recover and discovering cures.’’ ...                                                                                                                                                                    in secondary ed ... Captain and all-                                                                                                                                                                    want to coach baseball and soccer to
                                                                                         ceiving the award. They will be                                                                                 Anthony Bonner of Vashon, the
year ... Set state records in the 1,600-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Illinois State Scholar ... Captain twice                                                                                                                                                                conference first team in soccer and                                                                                                                                                                      kids who are less fortunate than my-
                                                                                         honored tonight at Busch Sta-                                                                                   career scoring leader for the St.
and 800-meter runs ... Owns one                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in track and once in cross country ...                                                                                                                                                                  basketball ... Favorite subject: his-                                                                                                                                                                   self.’’ ... All-state baseball honorable
                                                                                         dium before the Cardinals game                                                                                  Louis U. basketball team and
state cross-country title and three                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Favorite subject: biology ... Favorite                                                                                                                                                                  tory. “I’m interested in knowing how                                                                                                                                                                    mention ... Activities include year-
                                                                                         with the Colorado Rockies.                                                                                      coach at Vashon; and Kristin
course records ... Five-time all-state                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           book: “The Da Vinci Code’’ ... Favorite                                                                                                                                                                 we got to where we are.’’ ... Activities                                                                                                                                                                book staff ... Favorite class: “Phys
                                                                                           Several high schools that nor-                                                                                Folkl of St. Joseph’s Academy,
honoree ... Role model: “Adam Kell,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              musician: Carrie Underwood ... Role                                                                                                                                                                     include student council and Special                                                                                                                                                                     ed allows me to show my athletic
                                                                                         mally participate did not nomi-                                                                                 who played pro basketball.
my former cross-country teammate.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                model: “My mom always works hard                                                                                                                                                                        Olympics volunteer ... Favorite book:                                                                                                                                                                   abilities.’’ ... Favorite book: “Friday
His desire helped him fight through                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and wants to help everyone.’’                                                                                                                                                                           “I Am The Cheese.’’ ... Favorite musi-                                                                                                                                                                  Night Lights’’ ... Role model: “David
an injury and become great.’’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            cal group: Jack’s Mannequin.                                                                                                                                                                            Eckstein shows that hard work can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ashley                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      get you anywhere, even when every-
                                                                             Michael                           Ren                                                                                                                                                                                            Matthew                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Caitlin                                                                                             one says you won’t make it.’’
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                                                                             Mattli                            Herzog                                                                                                                                                                                         Schooley                                                                                                                  Hillsboro                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Schuessler
                       Fort Zumwalt W.                                                                           Freeburg                                                                                                      Granite City                                                                                                                                                                                             Ranked 1 out of                                                                                                                                                                                           Kirkwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Courtney
                       Ranked 40 out                                                                             Ranked 3 out of                                                                                               Ranked 1 out of                                                                                                                                                                                          280 students                                                                                                                                                                                              Ranked 9 out of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lauer
                       of 550 students                                                                           166 students                                                                                                  521 students                                                                                                                                                                                             Volleyball-3                                                                                                                                                                                              466 students                                                                                                                                                                                          Lutheran South
                       Football-3                                                                                Soccer-4                                                                                                      Baseball-3                                                                                                                                                                                               Will attend Tru-                                                                                                                                                                                          Cross country-4                                                                                                                                                                                       Ranked 1 out of
                       Wrestling-2                                                                               Will attend                                                                                                   Soccer-3                                                                                                                                                                                                 man State ...                                                                                                                                                                                             Track-4                                                                                                                                                                                               142 students
                       College is un-                                                                            Southwestern                                                                                                  Will attend ei-                                                                                                                                                                   Major is undecided ... Missouri 100                                                                                                                                                                                              Will attend Miz-                                                                                                                                                                                      Basketball-4
decided ... Will major in pre-med ...                                                    Illinois College to study business and                                                                          ther Miami-Florida or St. Louis U. to                                                                                                                                                                   Scholars ... Bright Flight award ... Fa-                                                                                                                                                                zou ... Hopes to become a veterinar-                                                                                                                                                                                           Track-4
Football captain and all-conference                                                      play soccer ... Three-time captain                                                                              study biomedical engineering ... ...                                                                                                                                                                    vorite subject: math. “I like how there                                                                                                                                                                 ian ... Bright Flight ... AP Scholar with                                                                                                                                                                                      Softball-2
linebacker ... State qualifier twice in                                                   and MVP ... Activities include student                                                                          Elks Student of the Month and Rotary                                                                                                                                                                    are many ways you can manipulate                                                                                                                                                                        Honor ... Cross country co-captain                                                                                                                                                                      Will attend Drake or DePauw to ma-
wrestling ... Activities include “spend-                                                 council president, freshman class                                                                               Student of the Month ... Activities                                                                                                                                                                     the problem to get the answer.’’ ...                                                                                                                                                                    and state qualifier ... Activities in-                                                                                                                                                                   jor in actuarial science ... Three-time
ing time with my two little brothers.’’                                                  president, FCA, Art Club, Spanish                                                                               include peer leader, Madison County                                                                                                                                                                     Activities include Science Olympiad,                                                                                                                                                                    clude tenor sax in marching, jazz and                                                                                                                                                                   state medalist in track ... All-state
... Favorite subject: math. “All you                                                     Club, WYSE, peer mediator ... Favor-                                                                            youth forum, church candle lighter ...                                                                                                                                                                  Future Problem Solving, Knowledge                                                                                                                                                                       symphonic bands and St. Louis Track                                                                                                                                                                     first team ... Activities include small
have to do is follow the steps.’’ ...                                                    ite subject: art. “It brings out my cre-                                                                        Favorite subjects: anatomy/physiol-                                                                                                                                                                     Master Open ... Favorite book: “Harry                                                                                                                                                                   Club frostbite series ... Favorite sub-                                                                                                                                                                 group worship leader, Spanish honor
Favorite book: “The Universe in a                                                        ative side.’’ ... Favorite book: “Red-                                                                          ogy. ... Role model: “Martin Luther                                                                                                                                                                     Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’’                                                                                                                                                                   ject: biology ... Favorite book: “Ultra                                                                                                                                                                 society, youth basketball counselor,
Nutshell’’ ... Role model: “My father,                                                   wall’’ ... Favorite musical group: Goo                                                                          King Jr. had a dream for the equality                                                                                                                                                                   ... Role model: “Alex Lifeson, the gui-                                                                                                                                                                 Marathon Man’’ ... Favorite musical                                                                                                                                                                     peer tutor ... Favorite subject: math
because he never gives up.’’                                                             Goo Dolls ... Role model: “Michael                                                                              of all people and paid the ultimate                                                                                                                                                                     tarist for Rush, inspired me to begin                                                                                                                                                                   group: Led Zeppelin ... Role model:                                                                                                                                                                     ... Role model: “John Wooden was
                                                                                         Jordan, because of his work ethic.’’                                                                            price for following that dream.’’                                                                                                                                                                       playing the guitar.’’                                                                                                                                                                                   “My father is a wonderful veterinar-                                                                                                                                                                    an amazing coach who generated
                                                                             Carena                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ian who dedicates himself to every-                                                                                                                                                                     respect from his players.’’
                                                                                                               T.J.                                                                                                                                                                                           Lance                                                                                                                                                                                                  Abby                                                                                                thing he pursues.’’
                                                                             Heilich                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Allison
                      Fox                                                                                      McDonough                                                                                                                                                                                      LaPlant                                                                                                                                                                                                Warren
                      Ranked 1 out of                                                                           Gateway                                                                                                          Hancock                                                                                                                                                                                                 Holt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             David                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nieters
                      433 students                                                                              Academy                                                                                                          Ranked 1 out of                                                                                                                                                                                         Ranked 2 out of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Kekec                                                                                                                        Lutheran
                      Soccer-4                                                                                  Ranked 1 out of                                                                                                  91 students                                                                                                                                                                                             360 students                                                                                                                                                                                           Ladue                                                                                                                                                                                                     St. Charles
                      Golf-2                                                                                    17 students                                                                                                      Wrestling-4                                                                                                                                                                                             Track-4                                                                                                                                                                                                Rank: not given                                                                                                                                                                                           Rank: not given
                      Cross country-1                                                                           Baseball-3                                                                                                       Cross country-4                                                                                                                                                                                         Will attend Miz-                                                                                                                                                                                       Soccer-4                                                                                                                                                                                                  Volleyball-4
Will attend Northwestern or Mizzou                                                                              Will attend Mis-                                                                                                 Will attend                                                                                                                                                                                             zou to study                                                                                                                                                                                           Track-2                                                                                                                                                                                                   Will attend Iona
to major in journalism ... Hopes to                                                      souri-Rolla and major in aerospace                                                                              Southeast Missouri State to major in                                                                                                                                                                    biomedical engineering ... “I want                                                                                                                                                                                             Will attend St.                                                                                                                                                                                           (N.Y.) College,
become a talk-show host ... Two-time                                                     engineering ... “I would like to de-                                                                            education and become a teacher ...                                                                                                                                                                      to become a surgeon and help with                                                                                                                                                                                              Louis U. to study                                                                                                                                                                major in mass communications and
soccer captain ... Activities include                                                    sign fighter planes to help protect                                                                              Mehlville Optimist Club award winner                                                                                                                                                                    the future of organ development.’’                                                                                                                                                                      mechanical engineering and play                                                                                                                                                                         play volleyball ... All-state second
yearbook and newspaper editor in                                                         America’s citizens.’’ ... Activities                                                                            ... Four-time state qualifier in wres-                                                                                                                                                                   ... Track captain ... Activities include                                                                                                                                                                soccer ... All-Metro second team,                                                                                                                                                                       team ... Played on one Class 3 cham-
chief ... Favorite subject: calculus.                                                    include student council, drama crew                                                                             tling ... Placed fourth as a junior and                                                                                                                                                                 all-American cheerleader, DECA vice-                                                                                                                                                                    all-state first team, school career                                                                                                                                                                      pion and three runner-up teams ...
“There is always one answer. You                                                         stage manager, Mock Trial co-captain                                                                            sixth as a senior ... Favorite subject:                                                                                                                                                                 president, student council, math tu-                                                                                                                                                                    scoring leader in soccer ... All-state in                                                                                                                                                               Activities include Future Business
either get it or you don’t.’’ ... Role                                                   ... Favorite subject: math ... Favorite                                                                         phys ed ... Favorite book: Harry Pot-                                                                                                                                                                   tor, competitive water skier ... Favor-                                                                                                                                                                 3,200 meter relay ... Captain in soc-                                                                                                                                                                   Leaders — public speaking district
model: “Oprah Winfrey is a terrific                                                       book: “Lord of the Rings’’ ... Favorite                                                                         ter series ... Favorite musical group:                                                                                                                                                                  ite subject: biology ... Favorite book:                                                                                                                                                                 cer and in track ... Activities include                                                                                                                                                                 champ and entrepreneurship run-
talk-show host and extremely gener-                                                      musical group: 3 Doors Down ... Role                                                                            Crossfade ... Role model: “My coach,                                                                                                                                                                    “A Walk to Remember’’ ... Favorite                                                                                                                                                                      volunteer for Special Olympics and                                                                                                                                                                      ner-up ... Favorite subject: literature.
ous and humble woman.’’                                                                  model: “Pope John Paul II because of                                                                            Craig Dickinson, is a great example                                                                                                                                                                     musician: Kenny Chesney.                                                                                                                                                                                dance marathon ... Favorite musi-                                                                                                                                                                       “I love to write.’’ ... Role model: “My
                                                                                         his strength of character.’’                                                                                    of something I would like to be — a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             cian: Paul McCartney ... Role model:                                                                                                                                                                    grandma. I hope that my children
                                                                                                                                                                                                         great coach and person.’’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       “I want to grow up to be almost ex-                                                                                                                                                                     and grandchildren will be able to rely
                                                                             Melissa                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 April
                                                                                                               Benetta                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   actly like my dad.’’                                                                                                                                                                                    on me as much as I do on her.’’
                                                                             Moorefield                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Benny                                                                                                                                                                                                  Williams
                       Francis Howell                                                                          Ward                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Incarnate Word
                       Ranked 74 out of                                                                         Gateway Tech                                                                                                                                                                                  Jeffery                                                                                                                  Rank: not given
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             John                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rebecca
                       400 students                                                                             Rank: not given                                                                                                 Hazelwood C.                                                                                                                                                                                           Track-4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Buttram                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kunce
                       Soccer-4                                                                                 Basketball-4                                                                                                    Rank: not given                                                                                                                                                                                        Cross country-2                                                                                                                                                                                           Lafayette                                                                                                                                                                                              Maplewood
                       Basketball-2                                                                             Softball-3                                                                                                      Soccer-4                                                                                                                                                                                               College is unde-                                                                                                                                                                                          Ranked 10 out of                                                                                                                                                                                       Ranked 4 out of
                       Will attend Miz-                                                                         Volleyball-3                                                                                                    Baseball-3                                                                                                                                                                                             cided ... Hopes                                                                                                                                                                                           501 students                                                                                                                                                                                           76 students
zou to major in accounting ... Played                                                                           Track-3                                                                                                         Will attend SIU                                                                                                                                                                  to earn a masters in management                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cross country-4                                                                                                                                                                                        Basketball-4
on two district champs in soccer and                                                     Will attend SIU Edwardsville to study                                                                                                  Edwardsville to                                                                                                                                                                  or engineering ... U.S. Youth Senate                                                                                                                                                                                            Tennis-2                                                                                                                                                                                               Volleyball-4
one in basketball, plus one sectional                                                    nursing ... “I want to help people but                                                                          major in engineering and play soc-                                                                                                                                                                      nominee ... National Science chemis-                                                                                                                                                                                            Track-1                                                                                                                                                                                                Soccer-4
soccer champ ... Activities include                                                      at the same time build a relationship.                                                                          cer ... T.E.A.M.S. physics competition                                                                                                                                                                  try winner ... Captain in both sports                                                                                                                                                                   Will attend U. of Virgina to major in                                                                                                                                                                   College is undecided ... Will major in
boys soccer manager and volunteer                                                        That to me is what nurses do.’’ ...                                                                             ... All-Metro first team in soccer                                                                                                                                                                       ... Holds school high jump mark ...                                                                                                                                                                     engineering and economics ... Na-                                                                                                                                                                       secondary math education ... Placed
for Ronald McDonald House and Our                                                        Skills USA nursing runner-up ... Soft-                                                                          as a senior ... Two-time conference                                                                                                                                                                     Activities include class president,                                                                                                                                                                     tional Merit finalist ... Missouri Schol-                                                                                                                                                                second (small-school division) at
Little Haven ... Favorite book: “The                                                     ball MVP ... Activities include student                                                                         soccer player of the year ... Favorite                                                                                                                                                                  yearbook, mock trial, Eucharistic                                                                                                                                                                       ars Academy ... Co-captain and two-                                                                                                                                                                     WYSE chemistry competition ... All-
Giver’’ ... Favorite musical group:                                                      council secretary, Character Plus                                                                               book: “Where the Red Fern Grows’’                                                                                                                                                                       minister, pro-life club, Crisis Nursery,                                                                                                                                                                time state qualifier in cross country                                                                                                                                                                    conference first team in volleyball
Breaking Benjamin ... Role model: “I                                                     Club coordinator, band, gospel choir,                                                                           ... Favorite musician: Li’l Wayne ...                                                                                                                                                                   senior citizen prom ... Favorite class:                                                                                                                                                                 ... Activities include Eagle Scout,                                                                                                                                                                     and soccer ... Activities include stu-
admire my brother’s commitment to                                                        Renaissance Club ... Role model:                                                                                Role model: “My girlfriend Stacey                                                                                                                                                                       history ... Role model: “My principal,                                                                                                                                                                  piano, West Virginia mission camp,                                                                                                                                                                      dent council treasurer, Gay-Straight
excellence in academics.’’                                                               “Sabrina Mack, my basketball coach,                                                                             juggles a job, sports, school and still                                                                                                                                                                 Dr. Randy, taught me the confidence                                                                                                                                                                      MLK service project, Good Samaritan                                                                                                                                                                     Alliance, FCA, peer mediator, band,
                                                                                         shows me that I can still succeed no                                                                            manages to make it to my games and                                                                                                                                                                      to succeed.’’                                                                                                                                                                                           Center, church spirit camp ... Favorite                                                                                                                                                                 concert choir section leader, Home-
                                                                                         matter what happens in my life.’’                                                                               spend time with me.’’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           subject: “Exceptional teachers have                                                                                                                                                                     less Alliance service project ... Favor-
                                                                             Mandy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       truly made every subject my favor-                                                                                                                                                                      ite book: “Jane Eyre’’ ... Role model:
                                                                             Kisker                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bianca
                                                                                                               Amanda                                                                                                                                                                                         Alana                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ite.’’ ... Role model: “My parents.’’                                                                                                                                                                   “My teacher, Carolyn Jackson, taught
                      Francis Howell                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hill                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        me to live life in the present.’’
                      Central                                                                                  Seib                                                                                                                                                                                           Gray                                                                                                                      Jennings
                      Ranked 17 out of                                                                           Gibault                                                                                                          Hazelwood E.                                                                                                                                                                                          Ranked 1 out of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lindsey
                      486 students                                                                               Ranked 8 out of                                                                                                  Ranked 14 out of                                                                                                                                                                                      118 students                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Gray                                                                                                                                                                                                    Erica
                      Volleyball-1                                                                               64 students                                                                                                      335 students                                                                                                                                                                                          Volleyball-3                                                                                                                                                                                            Lebanon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Place
                      Basketball-3                                                                               Volleyball-4                                                                                                     Basketball-2                                                                                                                                                                                          Basketball-1                                                                                                                                                                                            Ranked 1 out of                                                                                                                                                                                            Marissa
Will attend Missouri State to study                                                                              Softball-4                                                                                                       Volleyball-3                                                                                                                                                                                          Soccer-2                                                                                                                                                                                                55 students                                                                                                                                                                                                Ranked 1 out of
marketing with an emphasis on ad-                                                                                Will attend Mis-                                                                                                 Track-3                                                                                                                                                                        Leaning toward Missouri Western to                                                                                                                                                                                             Volleyball-4                                                                                                                                                                                               51 students
vertising and promotions ... All-Metro                                                   souri-St. Louis to study accounting                                                                             College is undecided but will study                                                                                                                                                                     major in medicine ... Washington U.                                                                                                                                                                                            Track-2                                                                                                                                                                                                    Basketball-4
basketball honorable mention ...                                                         ... Volleyball co-captain ... Activities                                                                        electrical engineering ... “I want                                                                                                                                                                      book award, plus awards for excel-                                                                                                                                                                                             Softball-2                                                                                                                                                                                                 Volleyball-2
Activities include DECA, FCA, mentor                                                     include peer counselor, environment                                                                             to design a park for kids to play in                                                                                                                                                                    lence in math, social studies, food                                                                                                                                                                     Will attend McKendree and play vol-                                                                                                                                                                                               Cross country-1
program and tutor ... “I would like to                                                   club, shopping, cooking and spending                                                                            safely.’’ ... Girl Scouts Silver Award ...                                                                                                                                                              and fashion ... Captain for volleyball                                                                                                                                                                  leyball ... Major is undecided ... Fa-                                                                                                                                                                  Will attend Greenville College to ma-
help struggling kids to reach for their                                                  time outdoors ... Favorite subject:                                                                             Track all-state ... Set school records                                                                                                                                                                  (twice) and soccer ... Helped basket-                                                                                                                                                                   vorite subject: calculus. “My teacher                                                                                                                                                                   jor in biology and chemistry in pre-
dreams, whatever they may be.’’ ...                                                      accounting. “The class is small, we all                                                                         in 100- and 300-meter hurdles ...                                                                                                                                                                       ball team place fourth at state ... Ac-                                                                                                                                                                 made the subject enjoyable.’’ ...                                                                                                                                                                       med focus ... “I hope to make positive
Favorite book: “The Notebook’’ ...                                                       get along and we have an excellent                                                                              Activities include Peer Leaders presi-                                                                                                                                                                  tivities include student council presi-                                                                                                                                                                 Volleyball MVP and captain ... Activi-                                                                                                                                                                  contributions to society through my
Favorite musical group: Nickelback ...                                                   teacher.’’ ... Favorite book: “Black                                                                            dent, area church youth group, 4H                                                                                                                                                                       dent, 110 percent club, art guild and                                                                                                                                                                   ties include Ecology Club, Read for a                                                                                                                                                                   faith in God.’’ ... Illinois State Scholar
Role model: “My dad works so hard                                                        Like Me’’ ... Role models: “Firefight-                                                                           Club, robotics club, Model U.N. Sum-                                                                                                                                                                    recycling ... Favorite subject: math ...                                                                                                                                                                Lifetime, Saturday Scholars, WYSE                                                                                                                                                                       ... Basketball co-captain ... Activi-
to help everyone and never settles                                                       ers, police officers and military men                                                                            mit (first-place team) ... Role model:                                                                                                                                                                   Favorite book: “The Awakening’’ ...                                                                                                                                                                     (regional and sectional runner-up in                                                                                                                                                                    ties include FCA huddle leader, class
for anything but the best.’’                                                             and women put their lives on the line                                                                           “My brother will always be there for                                                                                                                                                                    Role model: “My mother makes me                                                                                                                                                                         English) ... Favorite book: “The Pact’’                                                                                                                                                                 president, band, drama ... Favorite
                                                                                         for the safety of others.’’                                                                                     me, in person or spiritually.’’                                                                                                                                                                         want to be more.’’                                                                                                                                                                                      ... Favorite musical group: Saosin ...                                                                                                                                                                  book: “A Walk to Remember’’ ... Fa-
                                                                             Thomas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Role model: “My grandfather was                                                                                                                                                                         vorite musical group: Rascal Flatts.
                                                                                                               Richard                                                                                                                                                                                        Joel                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fred                                                                                                hard-working and cared for others.’’
                                                                             McNab                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Brock
                      Francis Howell                                                                           Lowrey                                                                                                                                                                                         Daniels                                                                                                                                                                                                Pohlman IV
                      North                                                                                     Grandview                                                                                                       Hazelwood W.                                                                                                                                                                                            Jerseyville
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Micah                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pflasterer
                      Ranked 1 out of                                                                           Ranked 15 out of                                                                                                Ranked 13 out of                                                                                                                                                                                        Ranked 46 out                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dummerth                                                                                                                   Mascoutah
                      500 students                                                                              77 students                                                                                                     380 students                                                                                                                                                                                            of 266 students                                                                                                                                                                                         Life Christian                                                                                                                                                                                          Rank: not given
                      Cross country-4                                                                           Football-2                                                                                                      Track-4                                                                                                                                                                                                 Football-3                                                                                                                                                                                              Rank: not given                                                                                                                                                                                         Football-4
                      Track-4                                                                                   Track-1                                                                                                         Soccer-3                                                                                                                                                                                                Basketball-3                                                                                                                                                                                            Baseball-4                                                                                                                                                                                              Basketball-3
Will attend Washington U. to major in                                                                           College and ma-                                                                                                 Will attend Miz-                                                                                                                                                                                        Track-2                                                                                                                                                                                                 Soccer-3                                                                                                                                                                                                Will attend Mis-
biomedical engineering ... “I would                                                      jor are undecided ... “I would like to                                                                          zou to major in biochemistry and                                                                                                                                                                        College is undecided ... Will study                                                                                                                                                                                            Basketball-3                                                                                                                                                                                            souri Southern,
like to establish through science a                                                      be a positive role model and help kids                                                                          pre-med ... Activities include sym-                                                                                                                                                                     business management systems ...                                                                                                                                                                                                Volleyball-3                                                                                                                                                                     study business administration and
Utopian running world where willing                                                      become more involved in sports.’’ ...                                                                           phonic, marching and jazz bands, Key                                                                                                                                                                    All-conference first team in basket-                                                                                                                                                                                            Track-1                                                                                                                                                                          play football ... All-Metro second
athletes can train injury-free.’’ ... Mis-                                               Activities include FBLA, FCCLA and                                                                              Club, character council, Eagle Scout,                                                                                                                                                                   ball and second-team in football ...                                                                                                                                                                    Will attend Meramec Community Col-                                                                                                                                                                      team, Class 4 all-state and all-confer-
souri 100 Scholars ... Class 4 all-state                                                 roller hockey ... Favorite subject:                                                                             Special Olympics volunteer, commu-                                                                                                                                                                      Activities include symphonic band,                                                                                                                                                                      lege to study real estate ... “I want to                                                                                                                                                                ence at linebacker ... All-conference
in cross country and twice all-confer-                                                   art. “It’s fun, easy and I like using my                                                                        nity service ... “I worked with the Mis-                                                                                                                                                                choir, jazz ensemble, Salvation Army                                                                                                                                                                    be a good, trusted friend to anyone                                                                                                                                                                     second team in basketball ... Favorite
ence in track ... Favorite book: “The                                                    talent in a creative way.’’ ... Favorite                                                                        souri Department of Conservation                                                                                                                                                                        bellringer ... Favorite book: “Brother-                                                                                                                                                                 who knows me.’’ ... Favorite subject:                                                                                                                                                                   subject: physics ... Favorite book:
Mayor of Casterbridge’’ by Thomas                                                        book: “Different Seasons’’ by Ste-                                                                              to revitalize an abandoned vineyard                                                                                                                                                                     hood of the Rose’’ ... Role model: “My                                                                                                                                                                  math. “There are solid rules and you                                                                                                                                                                    “The Partner’’ ... Favorite musical
Hardy ... Favorite musical group:                                                        phen King ... Favorite musical group:                                                                           trail. Seeing it being used daily gives                                                                                                                                                                 basketball coach, Stote Reeder, is                                                                                                                                                                      must work out problems.’’ ... Favorite                                                                                                                                                                  group: O.A.R ... Role model: “My foot-
Muse ... Role model: “Anyone willing                                                     Metallica ... Role model: All-Pro run-                                                                          me great pride.’’ ... Role models: “My                                                                                                                                                                  the perfect example of someone who                                                                                                                                                                      book: The Bible ... Favorite musical                                                                                                                                                                    ball coach, Terry Moeller, is always
to gut it out.’’                                                                         ning back Ladanian Tomlinson. “He is                                                                            parents instilled in me the values that                                                                                                                                                                 achieved his goals due to hard work                                                                                                                                                                     group: “I can’t pick just one.’’ ... Role                                                                                                                                                               there to look up to and strives to get
                                                                                         a great person and athlete.’’                                                                                   will be with me the rest of my life.’’                                                                                                                                                                  and dedication.’’                                                                                                                                                                                       model: “Anyone who is wiser than me                                                                                                                                                                     the best out of everyone.’’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and can teach me something.’’

				
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