People and things 4/23

Tuesday, April 23, 2002

Alderson to attend Lindenwood University

Alicia Alderson, a senior at Jackson High School, has been accepted to Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., for the 2002-03 school year.

Alderson is the daughter of Robin and Dennis Alderson of Jackson.

Schuette on technology institute's dean's list

Christopher Schuette of Cape Girardeau has been named to the dean's list for the winter quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind.

Rose-Hulman is a private engineering, mathematics and science college with an undergraduate enrollment of 1,700 students. Schuette is the son of Jim and Vicki Schuette of Cape Girardeau.

Cape native to graduate summa cum laude

Kara Lynne Lincoln will graduate summa cum laude with a bachelor of business administration in business information systems from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss., May 11.

She is the daughter of former Cape Girardeau residents David and Trudy Lincoln of Tupelo, Miss., and the granddaughter of Bobby and Jean Lincoln of Cape Girardeau and the late Tom and Clyda Cooper.

Jackson students excel in language competition

Sixty top French and Spanish students competed at the Foreign Language Competition at Southeast Missouri State University April 4.

The following Jackson School District students won honors in the regional competition:

In the French Tongue Twister competition, beginning level: Rebecca Knight, third place.

In the French Tongue Twister competition, advanced level: Jessi Bill, first place; Carol Koenig, second place; and Kate Carter, third place.

In the French spelling bee, beginning level: Kali Niswonger, first place; and Holly Stockard, second place.

In the French spelling bee, advanced level: Clayton Stockard, third place.

In the Spanish Tongue Twister competition, beginning level: Sophie Gathman, first place; and Ashley Booker, second place.

In the Spanish spelling bee, beginning level: Jon Hervas, first place.

In the Spanish spelling bee, advanced level: Nicole Stanfield, second place; and Caitlyn McCuan, third place.

Jackson woman gets scholarship for GPA

Chrissi Lea Glastetter of Jackson, Mo., received the Leonora L. Bode Scholarship and the Alumni Association Award for the highest grade point average in her third year at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

Glastetter is the daughter of Margaret Glastetter of Jackson and Norman Glastetter of Selmer, Tenn. She is a 1999 graduate of Jackson High School.

Mineral Area College cheerleaders chosen

Eight women and two men recently won positions on the Mineral Area College Cardinals cheerleading squad.

The college is located in Park Hills, Mo.

James Lumos II and Tara Jones, both of Cape Girardeau, made the team.

Lumos is the son of Denny and Theresa Lumos and Jones is the daughter of Deronda Propst and Denver Jones.

Student appointed to Air Force Academy

Toni Horrell, a senior at Notre Dame Regional High School, has received an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Horrell has received numerous academic and community awards and has received nominations for the Academy from Sen. Kit Bond and Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson.

She is the daughter of Aaron and Paula Horrell of Chaffee, Mo., and will be one of the 1,200 cadets entering the Academy in June. She will graduate in four years with a degree in one of 31 majors and be commissioned as a second Lieutenant in the Air Force.

-- From staff reports

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