Overall Academic All-Star — Rim Tekle
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - First Federal Bank and KMVT selected Canyon Ridge High School’s Rim Tekle to be this year’s overall Academic All-Star. Rim is the winner of a $5,000 scholarship from First Federal for her achievement as an Academic All-Star.
Rim maintains a 4.0 GPA and graduated from high school with an associate degree.
When she was 12, Rim and her family emigrated from Africa, and she quickly became fluent in English within 5 months.
Through the CRHS student council and NHS, she volunteers in her community by helping the soup kitchen, S.T.E.A.M. camp and with the Pennies for Possibilities.
She played soccer for 3 years and served as the team captain. She won the “Outstanding Achiever” Award twice for track, and this spring was Rim’s 4th season on the CRHS track team.
Rim is working on her Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) requirements. Last year, Rim was a “Leader in Me” Symposium Official Student Leader where she helped plan and conduct events for the 2019 Idaho conference.
Her favorite subjects are mathematics and biology, and she plans to go into the Medical field to become a Physician’s Assistant. Congratulations Rim Tekle, this year’s overall Academic All-Star.
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