June 6, 2010
Jason Ringenberg, under the name Farmer Jason, puts on a children's show during Art in the Park on Sunday. Ringenberg is widely known as the lead singer of Jason & the Scorchers, an alt-country band that was especially influential in the 1980s.
Saxophonist Kenneth Brantley of the Chump Change Band takes a solo in the music tent hosted by the Columbia Art League during Art in the Park on Sunday. The band has shared the stage with many blues legends, including Buddy Guy and Chuck Berry, and have been a staple of Columbia's Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival.
In this May photo, Sadeta Bobaj, left, and her daughter Edina Ademovic cry together at Bayless High School in St. Louis after viewing a documentary video created by Edina and five other students about their parents' experiences in Bosnia during the war.
Marie Olson sprints to the finish after rounding the last barrel in the senior division finals of the Missouri state championships in barrel racing at Boone County Fairgrounds on Sunday.
Robert Cress races in the senior division finals of the Missouri state championships in barrel racing at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Sunday.
June 5, 2010
Graduates of Rock Bridge Senior High School throw their hats into the air as Principal Kathy Ritter announces the end of the commencement on Saturday night at the Mizzou Arena.
On Saturday, Rock Bridge Senior High School graduate Hannah Carey Campbell received a certificate in recognition of her status as one of the four class valedictorians.
Rock Bridge Senior High School graduate Sharee' Monique Turner throws her hands in the air after she receives her graduation diploma during the Rock Bridge Senior High School commencement on Saturday.
Micah Elijah McElmurry throws his hands in the air after he receives his graduation diploma during the Rock Bridge Senior High School commencement on Saturday at the Mizzou Arena.
From left, Rock Bridge Senior High vocals Kelsie Henry, Carli Still, John-Michael Emmons and Dane Johnson sing "For Just a Little While" by Sally Albrecht during the Rock Bridge Senior High School commencement that was held on Saturday at the Mizzou Arena.
Graduates file into Mizzou Arena on Saturday night prior to Rock Bridge Senior High School's commencement ceremony.
Missouri head coach Ehren Earleywine, left, talks with pitcher Kristin Nottelmann, right, and catcher Catherine Lee in the fourth inning of Saturday’s game in the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla. Florida beat Missouri 5-0.
Missouri catcher Catherine Lee walks by as Florida's Brittany Schutte (44), celebrates with her teammates at home plate following her fourth inning home run. Florida beat Missouri 5-0, eliminating them from the Women's College World Series Saturday in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Florida third baseman Corrie Brooks, right, forces out Missouri's Rhea Taylor in the first inning of their game in the Women's College World Series Saturday in Oklahoma City, Okla. Florida won 5-0, ending Missouri’s tournament run.
In the first weekend of June each year the Columbia Art League puts on the annual Art in the Park event that brings 100 different artists from around the country to Columbia. The festival has grown to include live music, magic entertainment, a wine tasting area and many other activities that residents of all ages can enjoy.
Pari Jafari, one of two valedictorians, receives her diploma from Columbia Public School Board president Jan Mees during the David H. Hickman High School commencement ceremony on Saturday.
Reginald Guy waves to his family after receiving his diploma at the Hickman High School commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Mizzou Arena.
The 2010 graduates of David H. Hickman High School toss their caps into the air to celebrate their commencement on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Jessica Carter hugs her future mother-in-law, Robin Jones, after the Hickman High School commencement ceremony on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Luam Ghirmazion, center, fans herself with her hand while waiting for her family and friends to gather for a picture following the commencement ceremony for Hickman High School on Saturday. After the ceremony Ghirmazion, her family and friends all went outside to take pictures together. Ghirmazion complained of being hot after having to take a multitude of photos with her more than 25 family members that attended.