Nominated by Terri Wallace, Ryan Adamson has been an outstanding student at River Ridge. He transferred as a sophomore and has been an excellent student. He has given many hours to our community working with youth teaching them football skills. He is full time Running Start and works part time so this is no easy task. Ryan values community service and is always willing to help others when he can.
With a 3.066 GPA, Ryan is an outstanding individual both in the classroom and in his community. In the past three years Ryan manages to juggle multiple activities including school, part-time work (30 hours a week), Running Start, athletics, and serving his community.
One example of his dedicated sprit, while at his brother’s youth football practice he recognized the need for help and stepped in to assist with training. Since he played on the high school football team he provided valuable teaching opportunities to these kids including tackling, snapping, blocking and running the football. In addition, he is consistently reaching out to assist others often.
Ryan has volunteered in many other ways the past five years. He has given his time to the library, tutoring struggling math students, and has volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club as a mentor. He is also in the National Guard and it is his desire to help teach and protect his community. He wants to give back to the communities that helped raise him.