Brooke Beasley, 17, a Salida High School senior, is the Student of the Week. She is the daughter of Cari Beasley.
Brooke especially enjoys her Advanced Placement classes and GARNA (Greater Arkansas River Nature Association) co-op work. She has a 4.17 grade point average.
Extracurricular activities include membership in National Honor Society, Student Council, Future Business Leaders of America, Key Club and Rok Skool band.
She received All State honors in sports and is on the Honor Roll of Distinction.
Her hobbies include music, biking with the mountain biking team, hiking, camping, running in the mountains, boating, skiing, soccer and swimming.
In addition to these interests she is involved with her community: helping with GARNA (Greater Arkansas River Nature Association), participating and volunteering with Articipate, teaching guitar classes at Boys & Girls Club, participating on the Salida bike team and as a Young Life leader.
After graduation she plans to go to college. Her goal is to become bilingual in Spanish and travel to experience new cultures.