Rotary names Blue Ridge High School Students of the Month

White Mountain Rotary Club Students of the Month Tyler Cox and Gretchen Knox were congratulated by Blue Ridge High School Principal Loren Webb and Rotary Club President Tony Alba. Rotary is a service club which supports Blue Ridge and Show Low High Schools by sponsoring scholarships, youth leadership programs, international youth exchange, student of the month awards and tutoring elementary school students.

LAKESIDE — White Mountain Rotary Club honored Gretchen Knox and Tyler Cox as students of the month for January and February at Blue Ridge High School.

Blue Ridge High School senior Gretchen Knox, 18, was selected as January student of the month because of her leadership on campus. She is president of Future Business Leaders of America club and vice-president of Track Club, vice president of 4-H club, a jujitsu instructor, and two-time Grand Champion market steer at Navajo County Fair. She is a member of National Honor Society, holds a black belt in Taekwondo, she is the first state qualifier at Arizona Interscholastic Association's high school girls state wrestling tournament from Blue Ridge, and a member of the basketball and track & field teams. She works at Wolf Mountain Therapeutic Ranch providing equestrian activities to special needs children; she is an instructor at a women’s self-defense class. She has received two congressional nominations to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Her career goal is to be a photojournalist.

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