(Kristin Eberts) [Order this photo]
School: Kelly High School
Hometown: Trenton, Fla.
Parents: Cindy and Dennis Tew
Post-graduation plans: Attend Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo., to earn a bachelor's in mechanical engineering and a master's in explosives engineering.
Honors: Eagle Scout; Sikeston Elks student of the month; A Honor Roll, four years; Trigonometry Award; Calculus Award; Spanish II Award; Language II Award; World History Award.
Favorite high school memory: FFA, ski trip.
Favorite teacher and why: Kathie Porter (kindergarten). She let me dig up a woolly mammoth bone.
Role model: It's hard to pick just one, but I'd have to say Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.
Summer plans: Working on a watermelon farm and vacation in Florida.
What will you miss about high school? Seeing my childhood friends every day.
Advice to incoming seniors: Challenge yourself and don't ever forget to account for variable change.
How will you make the world a better place? By loving what I do and sharing that enjoyment with others.
What your prop says about you: Since a young age, I've been a fan of anything that goes BOOM! I'm going to turn that into my profession.