Honors, accolades

— Alex Mackey was named the Rotary Club's Student of the Month for March.

Mackey is a senior at Steamboat Springs High School. Dave Schmid, SSHS principal, commented "I have been acquainted with Alex over the past four years and I can honestly say that he is one of the most outstanding young men I have come to know."

It's Alex's character that stands out. His friendly and caring nature has led him to be an influential and valuable student leader. He has been the emcee of the school assembly creating a positive environment for the student body and also has been involved with a group of seniors to create a more positive atmosphere in the school.

Outside school, he has been a youth counselor at Holy Name Catholic Church.

As a member of the basketball team, Alex has been a great to motivator for other players and works hard for the team. This past year he was selected to the All-Conference Team.

After graduation, Alex plans to attend the Art Institute of Colorado, studying Digital Media Productions. He currently is a student aid in video productions, preparing the news videos for school announcements.

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