THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: A man leaps from a plane, graduates celebrate

Sunday, May 25, 2014 | 5:49 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA – This week Missourian photographers captured images of a feathered dancer, a man jumping from a plane, excited graduates and a Rock Bridge victory. 


In this photo by Alex Scott, a woman displays her feathered outfit while dancing down the street as part of the Easter Parade in the French Quarter on April 20 in New Orleans. 



Staff Sgt. Brian Karst of the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team jumps from a plane at 5,000 feet while performing Saturday for the Memorial Day Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport in this photo by Shannon Elliott. Karst started jumping in 2010 and joined the team in 2011. He has made more than 1,300 free fall parachute jumps. 



In this photo by Kylee Gregg, Bradley Hardaway, left, a graduating senior from Douglass High School, is hugged by Symone Thomas, the school's director of guidance, as Hardaway is presented the Rock Bridge Lions Club L. Kim Graham Memorial Scholarship during the school's graduation ceremony Friday at the Missouri Theatre. Hardaway also received a Boone County Bar Association scholarship. 


Photographer T.J. Thomson captures Ashwath Kumar, a member of Hickman High School's 2014 graduating class, as he takes a selfie during the school's 118th graduation ceremony Friday at Mizzou Arena.  


Rock Bridge High School pitcher Logan Twehous, right, celebrates with catcher Eric Kuse after beating the Jefferson City Jays 5-0 Wednesday at Rock Bridge, in this photo by T.J. Thomson.  

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