Alexis Prater, daughter of Jason and Maria Prater, was named the West Lafayette Rotary January "Student of the Month" for January.

A junior at Ridgewood High School, she is an active participant in track, indoor track and cheerleading.

Her other school activities include National Honor Society (with a 4.0 GPA), Foreign Language Club, Teen Institute, Student Council, Students Taking Action Through Service and art classes.

She served as vice president of her sophomore class and currently serves as vice president of the junior class.

Other activities have included varsity basketball in 2017-2017 and volleyball for the 2015-2016 school year. She was named an All-Ohioan track and filed recipient.

Comm,unity activities include the Saint Francis de Sales Church, Salt Fork State Park cleanup, Red Cross, Youth Asset Leadership Team, Coshocton County Leadership and United Way Board.

She names her parents as contributing to her self-development. The experience that has given her the greatest satisfaction was being able to compete at the 2017 state track and field meet and becoming an athletic and academic All-Ohioan.