Xena Gehring

Xena Gehring

Thomas A. Edison Preparatory High School

A varsity track and cross-country runner, Gehring also plays lacrosse with the Tulsa Raptors. She was recognized with the cross-country team Coaches Award and as the female Academic Athlete for the season. Gehring is co-valedictorian of her class, an Advanced Placement Scholar and Student Council vice president. A member of the National Charity League, she volunteers with many Tulsa area charities and serves as a middle school tutor. In her free time, Gehring babysits, dog-sits and participates in her school mentoring program, Link Crew. She plans to study zoology at Colorado State University. Scholarship sponsor: The Meshri Family

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.