- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)48
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says copsí good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
At the top: Valedictorian Caitlin Schamburg, Perryville
Parents: Steven and Deborah Schamburg
What is your most notable academic achievement? Valedictorian
What is your favorite school activity and why? Cheerleading, because I love being involved at sporting events and also other school-sponsored events. I love performing, too!
What is your favorite high school memory? Going to Florida to march at the Outback Bowl game and parade with the Perryville Marching Buccaneers and dancing at halftime of the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn., with the cheerleaders.
Describe your favorite cafeteria food: Mashed potatoes (with white gravy!)
What's your school mascot? Pirates
If you could have a personal mascot, what would it be? A ballerina!
Complete this sentence: Without me, my teachers are likely to ... not be asked as many questions.
Who is your favorite teacher and how did he inspire you to learn? Mr. Nicholas Cowell by making it fun and enjoyable to learn and encouraging confidence.
Where do you plan to go to college and what will you study? Southeast Missouri State University for accounting
What is the biggest challenge facing your generation? Economic problems
How do you hope to address it? Encouraging others to get a good education, opening up more jobs and opportunities for them
Sum up your high school experience in six words: Fast four years with unforgettable memories