This week's Grand Valley Power Student of the Week planned on becoming a doctor, but one class changed it all.
Central High School Senior, Stephanie South starting writing for the school paper and she was hooked. Now she is working towards a career in journalism. South is the editor of the school's paper and an anchor for the school's radio program. Also added to her busy schedule are classes at Mesa State, volunteering and a part time job. Still, she manages to keep up her grades.
South says, "I have wanted to be valedictorian since like first grade, some may think it's lame but I'm really excited. My parents have always pushed for good academics."
South has been accepted to the University of Northern Colorado's honor program and she plans to major in journalism and mass communications with a minor in political science.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.