Sophia Kobel, daughter of Mike and Mary Kobel, was named the Rotary Club Student of the Month for November.
A Ridgewood junior, she is a member of the Foreign Language Club, STATS (Students Taking Action Through Service), Teen Institute, Yearbook and the National Honor Society. She serves as junior class president and is a member of Student Council. Sophia also participates in the college credit plus and Project More programs.
Community activities are numerous: Chili Challengers 4-H Club, Sacred Heart youth group, Coshocton County Youth Leadership, Diocesan Youth Council and she is a member of Sacred Heart Church where she serves as an altar server.
Sophia names her mother, Mary, as contributing the most to her self-development. However, she said she is always supported and encouraged to strive to do her best by both parents.
She said the experience that has given her the most satisfaction is tutoring students through Project More. She said encouraging and helping them to strive to be successful is very rewarding.