Tahlequah High School
Health Occupation Students of America president, Hix has completed certifications through the Indian Capital Technology Center for Certified Nursing Assistant, CPR and First Aid, and Phlebotomy. She is a National Award Scholar and a National Finalist in Health Occupation Students of America for CPR and First Aid. Hix volunteers extensively, raising over $1,000 for Christmas gifts for residents at Grace Living Center, and with Tahlequah Save-a-Senior. She participated in a Global Leadership Adventures trip to the Thailand Elephant Sanctuary. Hix is a member of her school cheerleading team and works as a waitress and shift leader at Boomerang Diner. She plans to study pre-nursing at the University of Oklahoma. Scholarship sponsor: Heyman Evergreen Foundation
For our televised Academic Awards Tribute, we asked Academic All-Staters to submit a brief video introducing themselves and an honored teacher that they had planned to invite to the Academic Awards Banquet. Each student recognizes an honored teacher who has had a profound impact on his or her life.