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Senior Spotlights from CHS

Senior Spotlights from CHS

January 29th, 2014 in News
Regan Faith Downing is the daughter of Brian and Karla Downing.

By: Kasey Christmas/CHS reporter

Tyler Brent Elliott is the son of Rhonda and Darryl Elliott.

Some of his favorite school activities include watching basketball games and playing golf. In his junior year, he went to golf sectionals in Hannibal.

He is a member of FFA through which he received green hand and chapter awards.

Tyler is a part of Nichols Career Center and finds it to be his most beneficial coursework.

Outside of school he attends church at United Church of Christ and enjoys sprint car racing and golf. Tyler currently works at California Construction Supplies.

"After high school I plan to go to Linn Tech," said Tyler. "I want to further my career in heating and air conditioning and continue racing sprint cars on the weekends."

Regan Faith Downing is the daughter of Brian and Karla Downing.

Her favorite school activities include cross country, NHS, and A+ Tutoring. Her favorite high school memories include going to cross country meets and attending speech tournaments.

"I will miss cross country the most," Regan said. "The friends I've made have given me great memories."

Regan is proud to have attended the People to People Student Ambassador Program and Nichols Career Center.

Regan attends Nichols for health science. She feels it has been her most beneficial classwork to prepare her for the future.

Outside of school, Regan does community service.

When she moves away for college, she said she will miss the small town feeling.

After high school, Regan wants to become a dietician. She wants to improve the foods provided in schools around the world.

"I plan to travel to learn about other cultures," said Regan, "and the influence culture has on food."

Kylee Nicole Ratcliff is the daughter of Robin and Bryan Ratcliff.

She is proud to be a part of NHS and FFA. She went to state for Soils Team in FFA, and she earned her State Degree this year.

Her favorite high school memory is painting the football field her junior year in turf class, taught through the Ag. Department.

Outside of school Kylee works at Burgher Haus and goes to the United Church of Christ.

When she moves she will miss living in a small town and knowing everybody.

Kylee has benefitted from all her science classes. She feels that they have helped her find what she wants to do for a career.

Kylee will attend UCM in Warrensburg for a degree in nursing.

Meleigha Ann Caudel is the daughter of Jeremy and Cherissa Caudel.

Meleigha's favorite school activities are playing basketball, watching football games and being in DECA.

"My favorite high school memory was winning the California basketball tournament my junior year," said Meleigha.

Her proudest achievements are being a member of NHS and being named 2011-2012 Desktop Publishing Student of the Year.

Outside of school Meleigha goes to church at Total Worship Center. She also works for the Missouri Department of Insurance, Investigations Section.

After high school she wants to attend college, where she can play basketball and double major in business administration and nursing.