Kathryn Knippers, the daughter of Brian and Terrissia Knippers, has been selected as the Corinth Rotary Student of the Month for April for the Corinth School District. A Mississippi Scholar, Kathryn has a GPA of 4.25 and is ranked 5th in her class. She is the honorary recipient of the DAR Good Citizenship Award for Corinth High School and a member of the 2015 Corinth High School Hall of Fame. Kathryn was voted Most Dependable by her classmates. Scholarships Kathryn has received include the “Mr. Harvey J. Cartwright Real Grandson Scholarship” and “Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency Scholarship.”
During her high school career, Kathryn has been involved in various activities. She is the two- year Corinthian Columns yearbook editor, FCA leader, and a member of Science Club, Interact Club, National Honor Society, and Family and Consumer Science Club. She also works through the CPE Program part-time at Avectus Healthcare Solutions. Kathryn has been actively involved in various donation drives for Relay for Life and has worked through the Mayor's Youth Council to serve the community. She has also broadened her horizons and volunteered for two summers as a Leader in Training at Camp Garawya in Clinton, MS, to teach young girls the importance of inner beauty and to direct them in their walk with Christ.
Kathryn plans to attend Itawamba Community College and then continue to Mississippi State University and pursue a degree in Elementary Education.