TCHS senior wins All-American sports award

Sophia Honahni

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — Sophia Katherine-Ray Honahni, 17, a senior at Tuba City High School recently won the All-American First Team Volleyball Award and a $1,500 academic scholarship given to athletes not just for their sport skills, but for their commitment and service history.

The “First Team Volleyball Award” was presented to Honahni at the Gilbert American Leadership Academy last week by the Dairy Council of Arizona and the Arizona Coaches Association as a joint partnership for gifted Arizona high school athletes.

Honahni is the daughter of Angela Riggs and Gary Honahni, and step-dad Gary Riggs. Honahni is from the Navajo, Hopi and Tewa tribes.

Honahni is also a member of the Tuba City High School National Honor Society and has been involved in community service through the high school organization for the past few years, which helped her win the recognition from the Dairy Council and the AZ Coaches Association this year…

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