Your Turn/Emily Pool
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Your Turn/Emily Pool

Emily Pool, 39, is the wife of Nate, mom of two girls, Madeline and Aubrey, and a third-grade teacher at Rooney to 22 sweet kiddos. (Go Foxes!). Pool grew up in Springfield, went to Illinois College and landed in Q-town for jobs (thanks Hayes and QFD!).

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Your Turn/Rachel Smith
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Your Turn/Rachel Smith

Rachel Leeann Smith, 23, is the agriculture literacy coordinator for the Pike-Scott Farm Bureau. She grew up on a farm east of Perry, Ill, that her parents still own and operate. Smith is engaged to be married in September to Jesse Poor, who she's been wi

Your turn: Corey Mehaffy
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Your turn: Corey Mehaffy

Corey Mehaffy, 48, is the executive director at Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council.

Your Turn/Judy Taylor
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Your Turn/Judy Taylor

Judy Taylor, who says she's "old enough," is married with twin sons, two grandsons ages 3 and 6, and three younger brothers.

Your Turn/Josh Welker
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Your Turn/Josh Welker

Josh Welker, 34, lives outside of Canton, Mo., with his wife Brittany, and his two sons, Weston and Nolan. He works at John Wood Community College in Quincy.

Your Turn/Shelly Fox
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Your Turn/Shelly Fox

Shelly Fox, 55, is the executive assistant and director of environmental services at UnityPoint Health -- Memorial Hospital in Carthage.

Your Turn/Monica Hinkamper
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Your Turn/Monica Hinkamper

Monica (Briddle) Hinkamper, 54, is manager/director of tennis and pickleball for the Quincy Racquet Club. She is married to Ric, and they have two adult children, Dr. Ashley and her husband Dr. Peter Dietrich, and Ian.

Your Turn/Amy Gee
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Your Turn/Amy Gee

Amy Gee started working at the Carthage Public Library District in 1992 with children's programs as her primary responsibility. She became the library director in 2015.

Your Turn/Jana Hattey
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Your Turn/Jana Hattey

Jana Hattey, 42, is Peoples Prosperity Bank Community Bank President. She is ecstatically married to Joe Hattey for 10 years.

Your Turn/Jordan Stults
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Your Turn/Jordan Stults

Jordan Stults, 36, is the human resources manager at Timewell Drainage Products. He enjoys playing golf, fishing, coaching his son's sports teams and spending time with his family.