Kianna Koeppe and Gunnar Bloom are Rogers’ nominations for the ExCEL awards, a Minnesota State High School League program honoring juniors for academics, extra-curricular activities, and community service.
In school, Koeppe is a tennis, dance team and track athlete, and participates in DECA, student council, National Honor Society, and school news. In the community she’s in Feed My Starving Children, roadside clean-up, ELCA, Meals on Wheels, Food Shelf and church activities. She has an “A” average.
Bloom is a football and basketball athlete and sett Royal rushing and scoring records in football last fall. He’s an honor student, and has helped younger kids as an academic tutor, football camp assistant and basketball referee.