* Katie Bradshaw and Micayla Gray, students at Jackson High School, and Dustin Oehle, a student at Oak Ridge High School, were selected for the 23rd annual Missouri Agribusiness Academy. Thirty students will tour agribusiness operations in Springfield, Mo., during the weeklong academy in June.
* Bridgett Ulrich, a student at Saxony Lutheran High School, won an honorable mention in the Missouri Junior Duck Stamp Contest. Her drawing of an American black duck will be part of an exhibition touring state nature centers next year. It will be in Cape Girardeau in December.
-- From staff reports