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Heartland's Best Students for 2010

HIGH SCHOOL NAME HONORS/ACTIVITIES
Advance High School Aftan Paige Cato Aftan was a cheerleader. She also played softball. She was a member of the Beta Club & Pep Club
Anna Jonesboro High School Elizabeth  Bell Elizabeth has been awarded a swim team athletic scholarship and was Illinois state champion in the 50-yard freestyle. Elizabeth was also a member of the IHSA All-State Academic Team
Bell City High School LaGena DeAn Stobel LaGena served as student council secretary/treasurer and cheerleading captain. She was named Elks Student of the Month and to the 1st Team all-district Volleyball LaGena will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Bernie High School Jeremy Walker Jeremy was a member of the basketball team. His team won the Bloomfield Christmas tournament and Stoddard County tournament. 
Cairo High School Jazmyne Brown Jazmyne served as cheerleading captain. She was a member fo the National Honor Society and Beta Club. She is a National Beta Club Scholarship recipient. 
Campbell High School Whitney Jeannette Whorton Whitney served as student council president and editor of the journalism staff. She was name to all-conference basketball all 4 years. Whitney will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Cape Central High School Meg Goodman Meg was named to Missouri Scholars 100. She received a Missouri Award for Outstanding Achievement in Citizenship. She served as the volleyball team captain. Meg also participated in FBLA State Competition for 3 years.
Carrier Mills-Stonefort High School Ashley Hankins Ashley was a member of FCCLA, FCA & FBLA. She also participated in volleyball and cheerleading.
Carterville
High School
Paige Marie Kulling Paige was an Illinois Principal Association Award recipient. She was a WYSE medialist and competition dance team member. She also served as an SIH intern in obstretics and pediatrics.
Century High School Amy Cain Amy was a member of Beta Club and 4-H club. She was named an Illinois State Scholar. She also served on the yearbook staff.
Charleston
High School
Samuel David Harris Samuel served as National Honor Society president. He received a jazz band outstanding solo award. He was also a member of First Tech Robot Club. Samuel will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Charleston
High School
William "Wilson" McNeary, IV William received the 4-year math and English Awards. He was the recipient of the Proton Energy Scholarship. He was a 2 time all-district jazz band guitarist. He was also a member of First Tech Robot Club.
Chester High School Mollie Laramore Mollie served as cheerleading captain. She was chosen to attend Illinois Girls State. She performed at Disney World for Band & Swing Choir. Mollie will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Clearwater
High School
Shannan Kaylene Ferguson Shannan play varsity volleyball for 4 years. She attended Beta Conventions. She was also a member of the National Honor Society and FCCLA.
Cobden High School Jacob Adams Jacob was a member of the band, scholar bowl team and Beta Club. He was an actor in the school performance of MacBeth. He also received the John Phillip Sousa Award.
Crab Orchard High School Emily Jo Tanner Emily served as Student Council president. She placed first in Illinois in Job interview STAR Event at 2010 FCCLA State Leadership 
Delta High School Lynn Michelle McKuin Lynn was a member of FCCLA, NHS and Science Club. She was also a member of the Color Guard Squad. Lynn will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Dexter High School Benjamin Dwight Mills Benjamin atteded Missouri Boys State. He received SEMO All-Conference Football & Baseball Honors. He received the I Dare You Citizenship Award. Benjamin will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Dongola High School Ty Gilliland Ty has been a blood donor. He was a member of the scholar bowl and WYSE Team. He was the recipient of a Wow! Math award.
Dongola High School Andrew Murphy Andrew earned an associates degree while still in high school. He was a program developer for the Robotics Club. Andrew will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Dongola High School Jonathan Samples Jonathan received a National Army Reserve Scholar/Athlete Award. He marched at Disney World with the Union County March Band.
Dresden High School Rebecca Moore Rebecca attended Tennessee Girls State. She also attended the Tennessee Governor's School for the Humanities. She received 2nd place in the State Health Occupation Students of America Human Growth & Development competition
Du Quoin High School Jonathon Michael Mason Jonathon was named an Illinois State Scholar. He was a Scholar Bowl River to River Conference champion. He was named a John A Logan Top 6 Junior.
Eagle Ridge Christian School Emma Shell Emma set the MCSAA state record in the 100 and 200 meter dashes. She participated in ACSI Math and Writing competitions and SEMO's Math Field Day
Eagle Ridge Christian School William Shell William set the MCSAA state record in the 200 and 400 meter races. He participated in ACSI Math and Writing competitions and SEMO's Math Field Day
East Prairie High School Rachel White Rachel served as yearbook editor. She was Student council spirit and assemblies coordinator. She was in Beta Club and the jr/sr. play. Rachel will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Egyptian High School Rebecca Hale  
Eldorado High School Joshua Troester Joshua was named an Illinois State Scholar. He was 2009-2010 National Bronze Medalist for FFA Prepared Public Speaking and served as Section 25 FFA President of the Illinois FFA Association.
Farmington High School Lauren Choate Lauren served as National Honor Society President. She placed first in Math at WYSE State Competition and in the engineering division at SEMO Science Fair. She was also a Missouri Scholars 100 member.
Frankfort Community High School Gina DeMattei Gina was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of the National Honor Society. She also received the FCHS Leadership Award.
Frankfort Community High School Benjamin Dorris Benjamin was named an Illinois State Scholar. He served as student council president and yearbook editor-in-chief. He was also a DAR Good Citizen Essay Contest Winner. Benjamin will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Fredericktown High School Samantha Pinkley Samantha attended Missouri Scholars Academy. She was named to all-conference tennis and the J98 Dream Team for Tennis
Fulton County High School Mary Evelyn Langford Mary was selected as a 2009 Kentucky Governor Scholar. She served as FFA vice president and class vice president. She was a children's choir teacher at West Baptist Church.
Galatia High School Karee Alexandra Lewis Karee was named an Illinois State Scholar. She served as president of the student council and FBLA. She received a DAR Good Citizenship Award
Gleason High School Elizabeth Dawn Terrell Elizabeth served as FFA President. She was class secretary and Beta Club Treasurer. She was also a member of the 2007 State Championship Basketball Team.
Goreville High School Brandon Potocki Brandon scored 1000 points in basketball. He was senior class president and vice president of the beta club. He also was a DAR Recipient.
Greenville R-2 High School Allison Wilkes Allison was yearbook editor in chief for 2 years. She school newsletter editor. She was a member of Youth Empowerment in Action.
Hardin County High School Andrew Murphy Andrew was named an Illinois State Scholar. He was a member of the National Honor Society. He was also varsity scholar bowl captain.
Harrisburg High School Callie Bartok Callie was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was president of the National Honor Society. She was also vice president of the Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society.
Jackson High School Stephanie Howard Stephanie was the captain of the Academic Team. She was a member of the band and Peer Tutors. Stephanie will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Johnston City High School Meagan Fox Meagan was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of National Honor Society. She received 5th in Math at WYSE State 2010.
Johnston City High School Alexis Moulton Alexis was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of National Honor Society. She received the John Phillips Sousa Award.
Leopold High School Jill Irvin Jill attended Missouri Girls State. She won first place in the state Beta Club Oratory Competiton. She also won first place ni the Black River Electric contest.
Leopold High School Amanda Jo Thiele Amanda served as secretary of the National Beta Club. She received the George Washington Carver Award. Amanda will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Livingston Central
High School
Chase Ramage Chase is a Paducah Symphony chorus member. He was President of Livingston Central Tri-M Music Honors Society chapter. He had perfect attendance for 13 years.
Malden High School Jerika RaeLynn Phelps Jerika was a member of National Beta Club. She was also a member fo Students against Destructive Decisions. She was yearbook staff grammar editor. Jerika will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Marion High School Tayler D. Hill Tayler was president of National Honor Society. She was in the Mu Alpha Theta honor society and Spanish club honor society. She was also a member of the Math Club
Marion High School Marki Travelstead  
Marquand-Zion High School Kayla Moyers Kayla was homecoming queen. She was a member of Beta club and the recipient of the Glory Award. Kayla will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Marshall County High School Christina Willett Christina Willett was a member of the French Club. She got 2nd place in MSU Chemistry Competition and 5th place in State Band competition.
Massac County High School Jensen Davis Jensen was named an Illinois State Scholar. Jensen was a member of the National Honor Society. Jensen was also on the Academic Team, WYSE Teamand Business Skills Team.
Massac County High School Alyson Hamby Alyson served as National Honor Society president. She was a 4 year drama club member. She was a 2-time state qualifier for WYSE Team.
Massac County High School Destiny Spence Destiny was named and Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of the National Honor Society and Senior Class president. She was also named to all -state basketball.
Meadow Heights High School Whitney Green Whitney attended Missouri Girls State. She received 1st place at state for cheerleading. She also received a gold medal at state for FCCLA. 
Neelyville High School Lindsey Emerson  
New Madrid County Central Shelby Comer Shelby served as National Honor Society president and FBLA president. He was a Missouri Boys State delegate. Shelby will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
New Madrid County Central Katlyn Hall Katlyn served as National Honor Society vice president and FCA vice president. She was a member singing Eagles.
New Madrid County Central Madeline Alta Hawes Madeline served as student Council president. She was a member of the National Honor Society.  She attended Missouri Girls State. She was also a feature twirler in band.
Norris City-Omaha-Enfiled High School Savannah Nichole Broadway Savannah was a member of the scholar bowl. She received the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Silver Key Award. 
Oak Ridge
High School
Emily Ruch Emily attended FBLA state and Band state competition. She was a member fo the National Honor Society and student council. Emily will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Oran High School Claire Seyer Claire's softball team made it to quarterfinals. She was named SEMissourian's Player of the Week. 
Perryville High School Caitlin Schamburg Caitlin was in the cheerleading for 4 years. She was a member of the band and jazz band. She was alos a member of the National Honor Society. Caitlin will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Pinckneyville High School Hannah Travis Hannah Was a member of the Heartland honor band. She served on the WYSE Team and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Poplar Bluff High School Lauren Marie Rigby Lauren was a member of the National Honor Society. She received best actress at Speech Districts. She was a drum major in the Sho-me Marching Band.
Portageville High School Benjamin Brown  
Portageville High School Tara Simmons Tara was Class president for 4 years. She also served as student council president. She won a top 2500 Sam Walton Scholarship.
Richland High School Sara Ramsey Sara attended Missouri Girls State. She was Beta Club Quiz Bowl Captain and School Newspaper Editor. She was also named Elks Student of the year
Risco High School Brandon Bennett Brandon played on the basketball team. His team was district champion and sectional champion. He received all state honors.
Saxony Lutheran
High School
Chad Michael Bachman  
Saxony Lutheran
High School
Alicea Mahnken Alicea was a member of the student council and cheerleading squad. She was aslo in the drama club and played volleyball. Alicea will attend Southeast Missouri State University.
Scott City High School Lindsey R. Hadley Lindsey was softball team captain. She was president of the National Honor Society. She was also a Math Field Day participant.
Scott County Central High School Katie Ruedrich Katie served as Beta Club Vice president. She was a member of FCCLA. She was also a member of the FBLA.
Sesser-Valier High School Kyle Miller Kyle was aname an Illinois State Scholar. He was student council president. He was named to all-conference and all-state in football. He was also a IMEA District 6 Senior Orchestra member.
Sesser-Valier High School Kayla Sample Kayla was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was president of the Senate. She receceived a DAR Good Citizen Award. 
Shawnee High School Jessica Rae Whitaker Jessica was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of the FFA. She received the DAR Good Citizen Award and the DeKalb Agricultural Achievement Award.
Sikeston High School Taylor Lynne Renfroe Taylor attended Missouri Girls State. She was a National Honor Society Project Coordinator and presdient of A orchestra. She also attended the Missouri Fine Arts Academy.
South Fulton High School Sarah Nicole Gammon  
Southern Reynolds County High School Kali Baker Kali was a member of PAWS, FCCLA, FBLA and Beta. She was also a member of Arrrive Alive. She placed 1st in Beta scrapbook.
Ste. Genevieve High School Lydia Huelkamp Lydia started and maintained a recycling program at Ste. Genevieve High School. She was named to all district in cross country for 4 years. 
Steeleville
High School
Jessie Anne Husband Jessie was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was secretary of the National Honor Society. She was captain, mvp, all conference and all South selection in volleyball.
Steeleville
High School
Kristina E. Miller Kristina was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was treasurer of the National Honor Society. She received the DAR Good Citizen Award.
Twin Rivers High School Zachary Kyle Voyles Zachary was Missouri Beta State president. He was also a member of FBLA and placed 1st in Business Ethics and Emerging Business Issues in FBLA competitions.
Twin Rivers High School Jeremy Williams Jeremy was a member BETA, FFA and FBLA. He was also a member of the Student Council.
Van Buren
High School
Katlyn Smith Katlyn served as senior class president. She was vice president of the FBLA. She was co-editor of the yearbook. She was also Senior Beta Chapter Secretary.
Vienna High School Autumn Dawn Goines Autumn was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of Beta Club. She also participated in Art Club and Globetrotters.
Vienna High School Ethan McGinnis Ethan was scholar bowl captain and senior class president. He was on the WYSE team. He also received the John Phillips Sousa Band Award.
Vienna High School Christina Marie Nelson Christina was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of Beta Club. She played softball.
Zalma High School Hillary Leanne Merick Hillary was the FCCLA State 1st Vice President.  She was the only youth member of the Missouri Preconception Health Board. She was a member of the St. Louis Youth Health Panel.  
Zeigler-Royalton High School Brittney Battaglia Brittney was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of the National Honor Society. She also participated in cheerleading and drama club.
Zeigler-Royalton High School Jade Brooks Jade Brooks was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of the National Honor Society. She also received a DAR Award.
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