Name: Elizabeth Clark

High School: Truman High School

Class Rank: Top 1 percent

Academic Honors: National Merit Scholar, Missouri Scholars Academy.

Major extracurricular activities: Marching band, winter guard.

Who was your most inspirational teacher and why?

My most inspirational teacher has been Mrs. Greenstreet. She really helped me grow as a student and as a writer. She helped me to have much more confidence not only in my writing abilities but also in a lot of other aspects of my life. I admire her strength and perseverance greatly.

What college are you attending and why did you pick that school?

I am attending the University of Texas at Dallas because I received a full ride scholarship.

What are your plans after college?

I am studying to become a biomedical engineer.

 

Name: Remy Mathenia

High School: Truman High School

Class Rank: Top 1 percent

Academic Honors: McCoy Award, 3 Academic Letters, Bright Flight.

Major extracurricular activities: FIRST Robotics, Orchestra, National Honor Society, National French Honor Society.

Who was your most inspirational teacher and why?

Carl Bruno because he pushed me very hard even when I excelled.

What college are you attending and why did you pick that school?

I am attending Missouri University of Science and Technology because they have a great engineering program and a great atmosphere.

What are your plans after college?

I plan to become a successful mechanical or aerospace engineer.

 

Name: Logan Boone

High School: Truman High School

Class Rank: Top 1 percent

Academic Honors: McCoy Award, Bright Flight, 3 Academic Letters, Presidential Honors.

Major extracurricular activities: Marching band, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, tennis.

Who was your most inspirational teacher and why?

Cara Harker was my most inspirational teacher in high school. She showed that you can love a subject and instill that passion in students. She inspired me to better myself in and out of class.

What college are you attending and why did you pick that school?

I chose to attend the University of Missouri in Columbia because I wanted to stay close to my best friends and because I find the options there simply incredible.

What are your plans after college?

I intend on going to law school to become an immigration lawyer and hopefully one day become president.

 

Name: Rachel Millard

High School: Truman High School

Class Rank: Top 1 percent

Academic Honors: Academic Letter plus two bars, Presidential Honors, McCoy Award.

Major extracurricular activities: Youth Advisory Council, Student Council President.

Who was your most inspirational teacher and why?

Señora Cuquita Evans always encouraged me to do my best and excel outside of the classroom. She became like my second mom.

What college are you attending and why did you pick that school?

I will attend Arizona State University because it’s the number one school for innovation.

What are your plans after college?

I plan to pay off my student loans and work with prosthetics.

 

Name: Keegan Welch

High School: Truman High School

Class Rank: Top 1 percent

Academic Honors: McCoy Award, Bright Flight, Presidential Honors, Three Academic Letters, Boys State Citizen.

Major extracurricular activities: Student Council, tennis, band.

Who was your most inspirational teacher and why?

Andrew Plaster inspired me to learn even outside of the classroom.

What college are you attending and why did you pick that school?

I will attend the University of Missouri in Columbia to major in computer science.

What are your plans after college?

I plan to work as a programmer at a major technology company.