Doctor Kenneth Barkett is a native of Sikeston and a valedictorian of the Sikeston High School Class of 1972. He is an Electrical Engineer and School of Medicine graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has practiced with Ferguson Medical Group since 1984.
- American Board of Ophthalmology
- 1980 - University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO
- 1981 - St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO
- 1984 - University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO