- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- 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)7
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)38
- 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
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
They're No. 1: Kevin Tew, Kelly High School valedictorian
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.