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6C January 29, 2004 Education I ' ' tc , Z; .' The Cuba Free Press Student Council members ride in style to Country Kitchen Christy Hahn photo Gene Adair, a driver for Fantasies Forever Limousine Company, ushers Cuba Middle School student council members into the vehicle. Student council held a fundraiser and members with outstanding sales were rewarded with a ride to Country Kitchen to eat lunch. Academy helps students plan futures in agriculture Imagine you're a high school student and you've set your sights on a career in agriculture, but you're not sure what avenue to explore with- in the industry. Now imagine someone has offered to give you a guided tour of the industry to make your decision a little easier. That someone is the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Through its Missouri Agribusiness Academy, the department gives high school sophomores considering a career in agriculture an opportunity to learn more about the industry and the types of jobs available. "Exploring a career in agriculture can be overwhelming given the diversity of the industry and the numerous job possibilities," said Peter Hofherr, director of the Missouri Department of introduced to leaders in agriculture, government and education. Members are selected based on their written applications and interviews. To be eligible for the academy, students must come from a farm family or be active 4-H or FFA members. Applications are available from 4-H extension youth specialists, FFA advisors and high school counselors. Students also can receive applications by vis- iting the department's website at or by contacting the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Division of Market Information and Outreach, P.O. Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102, 573-751-5618. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 2, 2004. Agriculture. "The academy provides our :gung ex re a Th6se Students selected to participate in the people with a unique opportunity to .p .J 2004 academy will Spend June 7-1-1 in the wide variety of career options under me gutd: ..... . . ......  -, ance and direction of industry leaders." Springfield area where they will tour local Established in 1988, the program annually awards academy memberships to 30 Missouri high school sophomores interested in pursuing agriculture-related degrees. Academy partici- pants tour agribusiness operations and are agribusinesses and hear from agricultural, busi- ness and civic leaders. The students will also be guests at the 2004 Governor's Conference on Agriculture held in December at Tan-Tar-A Resort. Fall Dean's List announced at Drury Univeristy in Springfield Earning a spot on Drury Report. University s Dean s List is a In the spring 2003 semester, significant accomplishment; it the following students made means a student earned a the Dean's list: David Eric grade point average of 3.6 or Holzerland, of Bourbon. greater (on a 4-point scale) Rodger Earnest Bridgeman while carrying a full-time Jr. and Victoria Elaine Britton, course load of 12 or more semester hours, both of Cuba. This at one of the best uni- John Andrew Bunch, Albert versities in the nation, accord- Ray Cox, and Valerie Ann ing to US News & World Harrelson, all of Steelville. New classes start March 15th! 0000dtro business (olle[e "A small college can make a BIG difference" 1202 E. Hwy. 72 1-573-364-8464 Rolla, MO 65401 ss, cFr u29 1-800-978-7705 Columbia College announces Dean's List The following students from this area have been named to the Columbia College Dean's List for the Late Fall Session 2003: Stacy R. Carroll and Suzanne M. Phipps, both of Cuba. Columbia College is a private coeducational institution which offers associate, baccalaureate and magter's degrees. Students may enroll in day, evening and distance education courses at the home campus in Columbia, MO, or at 31 extended studies sites around the country. We helped people who overpaid get back an average of $1500 last year. Can you say "'cha-ching'" We Sell New and Refurbished Computers COMPUTER CENTER 362 E. Pine St 16 S. Washington Ave. Bourbon, MO 65441 Union, MO 63084 (573) 732-4100 (636) 583-5533 If you ever played in the Cuba High School pe " band, come back and play for the annual Alumni Pep Bana performance under the direction of Stan Moore on Feb. 20 at the 2004 Homecoming game. Music rehearsals will be held in the high school band room on: Thurs., Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m., Sun., Feb. 15 at 2:3,0 p.m. and Tues., Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. If you can't come to all the rehearsals, that's fine. Bring your horn if you still have t, anu ,l you need one. contact us as soon as possi- ble due to the limited number of instruments available If you plan on attending, please call: 573-259-9641 or 573-259-1428. cfp 1/15,22,29 Let H&R Block double check your past returns free to find money others may have missed. If we find you more money, we can even refile your return for you.* It's just another part of the H&R Block Advantage. Call 1-BOO-HRBLOCK or visit li&R BLOCK' 1i 0 Downey Street Cuba, MO 65453 Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9-6 Sat., 9-5 573-885-7684 @2004 H&R Block Tax Services, Inc, Refitlflg fm IOply, TEACHERS AND MEMBERS OF THE CUBA TEAM Cuba takes, first place in the Valley Conference Knowledge Bowl Sixteen students from grades three through sixth represented the Cuba School District at the GVC Knowledge Bowl Competition that was hosted this year by the Steelville School District. The Conference consisted of the following schools: Bourbon, Steelville, Viburnum, Belle/Bland and Vienna. Cuba placed first, Viburnum placed a close second and third place went to Steelville. Teachers from Cuba were Jan Jones, sixth grade; Carol Tucker, fifth grade; Karen Smith, fourth grade; and Lynn Rardin, third grade. Students participating were: Third meade: Devan Brewer, Lani DeLaGarza (first place in Science, third in Social Studies), Colby Dorf (third Communication Arts), Rachel Wilson place in Communication Arts). Fourth m'ade: Jordan 'Brown, ' Dillon, Nikita Gahr (second place in Erica Gruver. Fifth grade: Casey Chitwood (first place Social Studies), Ryan Evans, Katie (third place in Communication Arts), Reeves. Sixth g-fade: Andrew Hughes (Overall place winner, first place in C( Arts), Kylie Ettinger, Audrey Showers, Stahl. Need business cards? Brochures? Call theCuba00Free Press 573-885-7460 On Thursday, February 12, 2004 the Cuba ? will be putting out our "Special Valentine's Put a Valentine greet- ing in the Cuba Free Press to show them just how much you care! Bring in a photo of your loved one or just a special greeting to say Happy Valentine's Day. Name o! Valentine Name of Valentine Message (Your Valentine's photo here) Your Name Your ad will appear just like the ads shown here (actual sizes). Prices vary according to size of ad. Deadline is February 9, 2004 at noon lx2 ad (shown at left) .................... 2x2 ad ..... ... .............. ........ $t 2x3 ad (shown above) .................. 2x4 ad ............................. ii mm mm m mm mm m Ii mm Imlm mm m mm | m m m mm mm m m mm mm m mm mm mm mm mm mm im m m m m m i | m m | m. m m i | m m  # l I ' Enclosed is $ for a (size of ad) ! | ! Name of Valentine Message Your Name Please print. Be Sure to include photo, if room for one. Photo be picked up after February 12. Mail check to: Cuba Free Press, PO Box 568 Cuba, MO 6545: