Skylights Scholar Kelsey Herrod

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PHOENIX - The latest winner of the M& I Bank Skylights Scholar Award is Kelsey Jayne Herrod who attends Barry Goldwater High School.

Kelsey has played soccer for the past four years and maintains a 4.63 weighted GPA.

She is the varsity soccer team captain and a starting defensive player.

Outside of sports she is the Model United Nations secretary, she is a member of the National Honors Society and an Art Show award recipient.

Kelsey also manages to volunteer at Sunset Ridge Elementary School since the Fall of 2005. She has also worked as a classroom aid and coached soccer at Deer Valley Middle School.

She has been playing soccer since she was little and recalls those Saturday mornings when she liked playing in the mud more than kicking a ball around.

Kelsey hopes to attend either the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Washington or Brown University.