Active Senior is Top of Her Class

Grace I Nelson is Rotary Student of the Month
Posted on 12/12/2022
Heelan senior Grace I. Nelson, daughter of Nic and Michelle Nelson of Sioux City, is the December Student of the Month for the Rotary Club of Sioux City.

Despite being confined to a wheelchair, she is experiencing high school to the fullest -- performing in Heelan’s show choir, vocal music, plays and musicals. She is a member of Spanish club and Miracle Makers. 

Grace is ranked No. 1 in her class, was student of the year in communication arts and world languages, and is secretary of Student Council, co-president of the environmental club, and an executive council member of the Mayor’s Youth Commission.

Involved in the Iowa Department of Human Rights youth program, she was awarded the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Award for the Youth Action Squad for Racial Justice.

Grace plans to attend the University of Iowa in fall.

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