Young woman of the month honored |

Young woman of the month honored


Casey Conroy, a senior at South Tahoe High School, was honored by Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe as its Young Women of the Month for April. The award was presented by Anita Vieites at the weekly luncheon meeting of the business and professional women’s service organization at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.

Conroy, daughter of Jay and JoJo Conroy of South Lake Tahoe, was chosen to receive the award based on her leadership in school activities, athletic participation and academic success. Currently, she is serving as president of S Club and vice president of the senior class. She is a member of SMILE, a peer counseling organization, and leadership class. For two years she has been the photo editor for the school yearbook.

Kit Barkley, academic advisor, said of Conroy, ” She is the one who connects groups of divergent interests. Casey is outstanding in empathic understanding.”

Conroy is a four-year member of the South Tahoe High girls soccer team. This year she was named to the NAA Academic Soccer team. She has performed for the Academy of Dance Arts all four of her high school years. She also has expressed her creative talents in musical productions of “The Wizard of Oz,” “Mary Poppins” and “Airband.”

In the community Conroy has been involved with Christmas Cheer, Special Olympics and Outreach. She works for Cascade Clothing.

While taking a rigorous course of college preparatory classes including advanced placement classes, Conroy maintains a grade point average of 4.33. She has been recognized as a Governor’s Scholar and a Golden Star Student as well as listed in “Who’s Who of American High School Students.” Next year she will attend the University of California, Berkeley to major in communications.

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