SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Noah Burkey, Poplar Bluff
Poplar Bluff High School
SPORTS: Baseball (3 years)
PARENTS: Stacey and Sharon Burkey
SIBLINGS: Josh Burkey
PETS: Two dogs (Cocoa, Princess)
PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL: Attend Missouri State University on a baseball scholarship.
WHAT DO YOU MISS ABOUT SCHOOL: I miss playing baseball for the Mules and the daily interaction with friends and teachers at school.
WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT YOURSELF THIS SENIOR YEAR: Try and make the most out of everyday and donít take anything for granted.
BEST SPORTS MEMORY: Beating Jackson sophomore year in the SEMO Conference Championship game.
OTHER ACTIVITIES, HOBBIES: I was an active member in the DECA Club and Mule Barn. Fishing and hanging out with friends.
PICK ONE ó PLAY YOUR SPORT ONE LAST TIME, ATTEND PROM OR HAVE A GRADUATION CEREMONY: Play my sport one last time so I would be able to have closure on my senior season and get one more memory of playing baseball with the guys I grew up playing with.
ATHLETE: Nolan Ryan
SPORTS TEAM: St. Louis Cardinals
SCHOOL SUBJECT: History
FOOD: Chicken nachos
MUSIC: Country and Spanish rap music
TV SHOW: Netflix/Tiger King
Editorís note: This is part of a series honoring area high school seniors that did not get a spring sports season due to COVID-19 pandemic.