They're No. 1: Amy Cunningham, Eagle Ridge valedictorian

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Eagle Ridge class of 2011 valedictorian Amy Cunningham. (Laura Simon)

SCHOOL: Eagle Ridge Christian School

HOMETOWN: Cape Girardeau

PARENTS: Eric and Janet Cunningham

POST-GRADUATION PLANS: Attend Southeast Missouri State University in the fall

HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Volleyball, soccer, Gator swim team, Piano Festival, Southeast math field day

HONORS: Three second-place medals and two third-place medals at the math field day, first place ACSI math competition, American Legion Medal of Achievement, Missouri Music Teacher's Association State Piano Competition.

GPA: 4.0

FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Six Flags field trip

FAVORITE TEACHER AND WHY: Senora Mateos because of the wonderful times we had in Spanish class

ROLE MODEL: My lord and savior Jesus Christ

SUMMER PLANS: Working and swimming with the Gators

WHAT WILL YOU MISS ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL? All my friends and classmates

ADVICE TO INCOMING SENIORS: Work hard and do your best.

What your prop says about you: That I'm a Christian

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