Cape Central senior appointed to Air Force Academy - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Cape Central senior appointed to Air Force Academy

Posted: Updated:
Jonah Roop was honored Tuesday for his achievement in being appointed to the Air Force Academy. Jonah Roop was honored Tuesday for his achievement in being appointed to the Air Force Academy.
He was selected after applying to the academy and going through an interview with Congressman Jason Smith. He was selected after applying to the academy and going through an interview with Congressman Jason Smith.
Roop said he's actually following in both of his grandfathers' footsteps. Roop said he's actually following in both of his grandfathers' footsteps.
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • B-24 plane flies passengers to the past

    B-24 plane flies passengers to the past

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:04:44 GMT
    Veterans, their families and history buffs boarded a plane into the past at the Williamson County Regional Airport Thursday.
    Veterans, their families and history buffs boarded a plane into the past at the Williamson County Regional Airport Thursday.
  • COPY-SIU to hold special election for student rep

    SIU to hold special election for student rep

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:03:43 GMT
    Southern Illinois University plans to hold a special election this fall because of an error which officials say invalidated its Board of Trustees student representative election.
    Southern Illinois University plans to hold a special election this fall because of an error which officials say invalidated its Board of Trustees student representative election.
  • Heartland Cooks 7/25/14 - Perry's Spicy Stuffed Poppers

    Heartland Cooks 7/25/14 - Perry's Spicy Stuffed Poppers

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:00:47 GMT
    This week’s Heartland Cook, Perry Byrd of Princeton, Kentucky serves up a spicy appetizer sure to get guests at your picnic or cookout talking. Perry’s Spicy Stuffed Poppers are a fantastic finger food with a kick. Spicy jalapeno peppers are stuffed with a cream cheese filling and wrapped in delicious bacon. If you are not a fan of extremely spicy food, substitute milder tri-color peppers for a similar flavor without the burn.Ingredients:24 Jalapenos2 packages cream cheese (8 oz. each)1 ½ cup...
    This week’s Heartland Cook, Perry Byrd of Princeton, Kentucky serves up a spicy appetizer sure to get guests at your picnic or cookout talking. Perry’s Spicy Stuffed Poppers are a fantastic finger food with a kick. Spicy jalapeno peppers are stuffed with a cream cheese filling and wrapped in delicious bacon. If you are not a fan of extremely spicy food, substitute milder tri-color peppers for a similar flavor without the burn.Ingredients:24 Jalapenos2 packages cream cheese (8 oz. each)1 ½ cup...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

A senior at Cape Central High School has been appointed to the Air Force Academy.

Jonah Roop was honored Tuesday for his achievement. He was selected after applying to the academy and going through an interview with Congressman Jason Smith.

He said he's up to the challenge.

"I'm thinking that it's going to take a lot of determination and a lot of uh, perseverance, but I'm thinking that, uh, I know actually that my life has definitely prepared me for this and I can do it," he said.

Roop said he's actually following in both of his grandfathers' footsteps. He said he's looking forward to the challenge ahead of him.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.