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The Cuba Education - VOCA Free Press Submitted photo Wheeler receives her diploma from College of the President, Jerry C, Davis. graduates Magna Cure Laude The Commencement exercis- es took place on May 11, 2003 in Keeter Gymnasium on the campus of College of the Ozarks. Senator Bill Nelson (FL) presented the commencement address. Wheeler, daughter and Carol Wheeler, graduated from of the Ozarks. Wheeler 1999 graduate of Cuba School. She graduated Cum Laude with a BS Criminal Justice. receives scholarship Ann Uding, daughter and Kimberly Uding, Illinois and a of Antioch High School has awarded the following )s, Gold National and the CLA Scholar Award for Majors. will be a freshman fall at the University of -TwinCities in the of Liberal Arts. offering this highly cam- award, the University Cities hon- incoming students who  demonstrated exceptional performance and BETH ANN UDING University presents the selves as campus leaders and in recognition of the as outstanding University stu- and potential of dents. promising incoming Uding is the granddaughter lents who will of Ralph and Jo Ann Bayless of to distinguish them- Cuba, Mo. R Estimates on all Repairs and Upgrades named to Dean's List Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The 150-acre campus in Marshall, Mo., was founded in 1889 and now features 27 aca- demic majors and an enroll- ment of approximately 1,356 students. W. Hannan, from Mo., has been named to List for the spring of 2003 at Missouri College. attain a place on the List, students must at least a 3.3 GPA on a with no grades below Lad be enrolled in a mini- of 12 credit hours. IN A CAR OR WORK RELATED ACCIDENT? HAVE SERIOUS PROBLEMS WITH THE LAW? You trust an insurance or worker's camp adjuster or just one If the answer is "No", call a full service law firm like BROSHOT AND LEICK. Over 100 years combined cxpe- representing people with serious problems. If they don't collect you don't pay. Call 573-775-5775. cfp 1/9-fin SMSU graduates bid farewell Southwest Missouri State University conferred 1,953 degrees to students this spring during commencement cere- monies held at 12:30 and 4 p.m. May 16 in Hammons Student Center and 2:30 p.m. at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. A total of 1,501 baccalaure- ate degrees, 436 master's degrees and 16 specialist degrees were conferred. Beyond the standard gradua- tion requirements, 112 stu- dents pursued a more rigorous curriculum in SMSU's Honors College. Scholastic honors were given to 74 students who grad- uated summa cum ladies (with a grade point average of 3.9 - 4.0 on a scale of 4.0), 118 who graduated magna cum laude (with a G.P.A. of 3.75 - 3.89) and 333 who graduated cum laude (with a G.P.A. of 3.4 - 3.74). With the spring graduates, SMSU has conferred a, total of 92,113 degrees (including 966 associate degrees); 80,452 bac- calaureate degrees since 1906; 9,987 master's degrees since 1968; and 708 specialist degrees since 1977.. Tara C. Shaw, Cuba, Mo., Bachelor of Science-Cum Laude. William P. Morgan IV, Steelville, Bachelor of Science in Education-Honors College, Magna Cum Laude. Travis D. Bahr, Cook Station, Bachelor of Science. Reed selected to attend 2003 Missouri Scholars Academy Rachel Reed, a student at Cuba High School, has been selected as one of 330 students to attend the 2003 Missouri Scholars Academy. Reed, the daughter of George and Kellie Reed, will attend the three-week residen- tial program from June 8-June 28 on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. The Missouri Scholars Academy (MSA) will celebrate its 19th year this summer. The goals of the Academy are to help gifted students achieve their full potential and moti- vate them to use their abilities to attain high standards of achievement, to encourage local schools to improve and expand gifted education pro- grams; and to assist in provid- ing the state with experienced faculty and specialized curricu- lum for such students. The Academy is supported by state funds and is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in cooperation with the University of Missouri- Columbia. Every public and private high school in the state is allowed to nominate at least one student for the Academy. Academically, students repre- sent the top one-half of one per- cent of the state's sophomore class. No grades or credits are awarded through the program. Students attending MSA Cuba School Menus v Grades K-12 Monday. June 2 No School Tuesday. June 3 No School Wednesday. June 4 No School Thursday. June 5 Corn dog, French fries, Baked beans, Peaches, Milk- variety, Condiments FMay_,_dmm Pizza, Salad, Green beans w/ potatoes, Baked apples, Milk- variety, Condiments Setting up both your auto and home insurance with American Family can save you up to 20% off your auto premiums. Call today 404 N. Franklin Cuba, MO 65453 573-885-2828 A yJ peon-y/on under or too# i,,m on - ==m=,m Bs a de4  (m d h ,',%', M472 lit 10/ I 5B May 29, 2003 Time is running out! Enroll now for the June Start. 00ellmro business (ollege "Training At the Speed of Business" www.metrobusinesscollegc.edu 1202 E. 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By the end of the 2003 Academy, more than 6,100 Missouri high school students will have participated in MSA since its inception in 1985. J Tired of paying high prices for computer repair? Then come in and give us a try. We offer Sales, Service, Repairing, and Upgrading. We also carry a line of new and Refurbished Computers starting at $95.00 complete:4nternet Ready. : Computer Center 362 E. Pine St. PO Box 377 Bourbon, MO 65441 573-732-4100 cfp-extra 5/29, 6/5 | 'he - & "Here to his father_ Staring It was the largest dog he had ever seen. It had huge ears and was out the window, Andy watched two men walk briskly up the as black as the Inside of a coal shed. street and step Into his father's store. Even though the dog was lying down, its shoulders came all the Andy had been waiting many days for these men to come get their way up to Andy's knees. As Andy admired the dog, he saw one supplies. Ever/boy in St. Louis wanted to meet Captain Meriwether big dark eye open. Andy moved to the far side of the porch. Lewis and Captain William Clark. Now the two famous men stood fight In front of Andy Bates. Captain Clark smiled and said good For a long time the boy sat and stared at the dog, while the dog morning Andy was so exalted he could not even answer. His kept one eye on the boy. Then, just as the dog's eye closed again, tongue would not move. Captains Lewis and Clark came out onto the porch. The big dog rose to Its feet and stood beside Captain Lewts. The dog's ears The men shook hands with Andy's father, then they began talcing reached up to Ills master's waist. Captain Lewis stroked the animal's boxes off the store shelves. The boxes were marked "cloth," head. He said the dog's name was Seaman. He also said that "tobacco," "coffee" and "hardware." Using a pencil and paper, Seaman would go with the explorers on their journey to the Mr. Bates made an account of everTdin Louisiana Territory. Andy knew where the boes were goIng Andy patted Seaman's head, and then watched as Captains Lewis and Clark walked back down the street toward the Mississippi News had just reached St. Louis that the United States had bought River, a short distance away. a large piece of land from France. President Jefferson had asked Captains Lewis and Clark to explore this new land which was It was May, 1804. The great journey into the unknown was about called the Louisiana Territory. The two captains would make to begin. Andy wondered if he would ever see the two captains again. their exploration by boat Cp the Missouri River. , ......... , /./ In their camp across the fiver In Illinois, Lewis and Clark had -"  / ..... strange looking boats and a party of soldiers. Andy wished he could ?/,JIL t,eS /" ' go with them. He had heard that great taU mountains lay beyond .... /./ the sunset, and on the other side of the mountains was a great ,./ ocean. He would like to climb mountains and swim In an ocean. After a while, Andy grew tired of watching the men, so he slipped out the front door. On the porch he found a giant dog lying asleep. C/a, ff,Sroo,,m E.e.t;o 7-h,,,,j, eo 7h;,,. dAoa-e am _o- K Andy met Lewis and Clark in 1804 in St. Louis. What do you think St. Louis looked like then? Using an almanac or the Intemet, find out the population of St. Louis In 1804. Draw a map of the Louisiana Purchase. For whom were St. Louis and Louisiana named? B. Do some research and find out what breed of dog Seaman was. Make an alphabetical list of at least 10 breeds of dog. Draw a picture of Seaman. ..... ::: :i:..i.i ....... " .... " ........ ........... ..s-. Author Kay Hively and Illustrator BIl#e Gofourth Stewart are both of Neosho, Missouri. Produced/n partnership with this newspaper and the Missouri Press Foundation. Copyright 2003. 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