(Jill Bock, Staff)
The first day of kindergarten is filled with emotion for students and parents alike. While some greeted Tuesday at the Sikeston Kindergarten Center with fears and tears others anxiously anticipated heading to class. Top photo, Jeffery Thornbrough has his picture taken with kindergarten teacher Susan Williams. middle: A tearful Breanna Beardsley receives reassurance from her mother. Bottom: While his mother and teacher talk, Tyler McDaniell waits as patiently as a youngster can.