Azalee Hoffbauer was honored on Dec. 11 as the Cedaredge Rotary Club's student of the month. Hoffbauer is a senior at Cedaredge High School (CHS). Her English teacher Russell Coleman praised Azalee as a student who is always prepared and eager to learn. He identified her as one of CHS's most promising seniors.
Her school activities include vice president of the Delta School District Advisory Council, Gay-Straight Alliance, and Organ Donation Club. Azalee also earned second place in junior varsity tennis and she serves as manager of the CHS marching band. She enjoys working with LGBTQ youth.
Her post-high school goals are to attend Regis University in Denver to pursue a bachelor of science degree in biology then apply to dental school. She would like to return to Cedaredge and open a dental practice to provide affordable care for residents.