Southeast Missouri State University

Nikki Buchheit (2010)

My First Generation Story

About the Student

FGV: Nikki Buchheit

Nikki Buchheit is a freshman at Southeast Missouri State University, majoring in Secondary Education – Mathematics. She is a pole vaulter with the Southeast Redhawks Track and Field Team. She was a finalist for the Southeast Missouri State University Jack Buck Scholar-Leadership Award and received a Regents’ Scholarship, which recognizes outstanding academic achievement, and an athletic scholarship for track and field.  Nikki is from Fenton, Mo., and graduated from Rockwood Summit High School in the top 10 percent of her class. She was awarded Student of the Year, Yearbook Journalist of the Year and Photo of the Year honors at the end of her senior year.

Student Stats

Name: Nikki Buchheit (2010)
Age: 19
Year in School: Freshman
Major: Secondary Math Education
Favorite Course: Acting for Non-Majors
Dream Job: Full time pole-vaulting Coach

About the School

FGV: Southeast Missorui

Southeast is distinguished for the intellectual challenge and range of learning opportunities offered. There are a number of reasons why you will find Southeast to be the place for you.



  • Kellee Edmonds
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