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One of the most well-received programs in the National High School Rodeo Association, the Professional's Choice Student Athlete of the Month program began in September 1999.

The program rewards one girl and one boy each month with a Professional's Choice Air Ride Saddle Pad and qualifies each monthly winner for two $1,000 scholarships (one boys and one girls) to be awarded at the end of the rodeo season. To be eligible for the honor, students must submit an application to the NHSRA national office in Denver.

The application includes questions about the extracurricular activities, volunteerism and goals of each applicant. As part of the application process, each applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation as well as a 150-word essay.

Winners are featured each month in the NHSRA Times. Scholarship winners are announced each year at the National High School Finals Rodeo.

Previous Winners

July 2019 - Anna Brisbane & Brad Hesnor (HS) Alyssa Rasilla & Austin James (JH)
June 2019 - Ali Murphy & Zane Kreikemeir (HS) Bekka Shemak & Brady Uppena (JH)
May 2019 - Amanda Russell & Mason Ward (HS) Sarah Brown & Kyler Clark (JH)
April 2019 - Sarah Gilbert & J.C. Austin (HS) Anna Wilder & Daniel Wilder (JH)
March 2019 - T.R. Frost & Jackson Ray Brown (HS) Addison Wiersema & Paden Cash Belkham (JH)
February 2019 - Concey Bader & Coy Berreth (HS) Kinlyn Yadon & John Murphy (JH)
January 2019 - Aly Ghormley & Shayde Harris (HS) Laynee Ohm & Cooper Peyton (JH)
December 2018 - Bethany Stallons & Cole Ford (HS) Riley Reidhead & Luke Henderson (JH)
November 2018 - Kinsley Williams & Clint Southworth (HS) Lexus Bartling & Layne Wallinger (JH)
October 2018 - Callie Keaton & Colton Storer (HS) Riley Reidhead & Cale Buss (JH)
September 2018 - Faith Storer & Levi Easley (HS) Kirby McNeill & Dakota Storer (JH)
April 2018 - Emma Tuescher & Cole Ford (HS) Kasey Carr & Gus Albertson (JH)
March 2018 - Jaide Ellick & Mitchell Tucker (HS) Makyala Osborne & Brady Uppena (JH)
February 2018 - Kaylee Cormier (HS) Kinlyn Yadon & Blair Mabry (JH)
January 2018 - Brooke Simpson & Colten Storer (HS) Haidon Thompson & Jackson Brown (JH)
December 2017 - Sadie Wolaver & Trace Hancock (HS) Sarah Brown & Lance Bogner (JH)
November 2017 - Bailey Knepper & Trey Britt (HS) Ashlyn Henderson & Dakota Storer (JH)
October 2017 - Melanie Hasler & Cullen Eppright (HS) Katie O' Kief & Stetson Hancock (JH)
September 2017 -- Grace Hasler & Jade Buss (HS) Kenzie Johnson & John Murphy (JH)
May 2017 – Logan Thompson & Cash L. Shegan (HS) Emily Hanneken & Allen Battle (Jr. High)
April 2017 – Kelly Valdez & Tyler Johnson (HS) Kamish Wagner & Justin Gukenberger (Jr. High)
March 2017 – Alexis World & Cade Viker (HS) Mackenzie Johnson & Garris Robertson (Jr. High)
February 2017 –Elizabeth Sexton & Nikolaus Nemanic (HS) Sierra June Cain (Jr. High)
January 2017 – Jaide Ellick & Colten Storer (HS) Samantha Jo Schemper & Jett Van Bochove (Jr. High)
December 2016 – Tommi Sue Swannack & Cody Stubbs (HS) Greeley Eastep & Shaye Harris (Jr. High)
November 2016 – Callie Keaton & Jackson Williams (HS) Abigail Lawton & Hayden Murphy (Jr. High)
October 2016 – Katelyn Van Holten & Jade Buss (HS) Courtney Keaton & Coy Berreth (Jr. High)
September 2016 – Kassie Grace Williams & Kaden Lappe (HS) Faith Storer & Jeb Nelsen (Jr. High)
August 2016 – Abby Slagle & Aaron Stallons (HS) Kalley Bodin & David Windon (Jr. High)
July 2016 – BBailee Mikesell & Cody Henderson (HS) Clayton Moore & Kadra Clark (Jr. High)
June 2016 – Brooklyn Vollmer & Ross Slagowski (HS) Garrish Robertson & Brandy Fettes (Jr. High)
May 2016 – Elizabeth French & Trey Recanzone (HS) Lindsey Sawin & Jerry Easler (Jr. High)
April 2016 – Baylee LaFleur & Owen Wahlert (HS) Zaine Mikita & Courtney Keaton (Jr. High)
March 2016 – Choloe Costello & Garrett Lock (HS) Alex Arcadia & Daylee Buckner (Jr. High)
February 2016 – Alex Odle & Jordan Lindsay (HS) Jory Van Bochove & Aubrey Lee (Jr. High)
January 2016 – Jessica Ryan & Cullen Eppright (HS) Clint Southworth & Ali Murphy (Jr. High)
November 2015 - Kati Murphy & Rylen Sutherland (HS) Jeb Nelsen & Betsy Roemer (Jr. High)
October 2015 - Kaitlyn Pugh & Tyler Hise (HS) Davis Sewell & Haiden Thompson (Jr. High)
September 2015 - Riley Smith & Jade Buss (HS) Jake Scheidler & Alyssa Hill (Jr. High)
August 2015 - Callie Keaton & Jacob Harris (Jr. High)
July 2015 - Sierra Schemper & Bryant Swain (Jr. High)
June 2015 - Shana Froshaug & Cody McElroy (Jr. High)
May 2015 - Madison Jochum & Justin Shoffner (Jr. High)
April 2015 - Kelly Knoll & Willy Lytton (Jr. High)
March 2015 - JoSee Saults & Ralph Saults (Jr. High)
February 2015 - Tanna Webster & Cole Walker (Jr. High)
January 2015 - Dalen Smith & Ali Murphy (Jr. High)
December 2014 - Danya Weir & Daniel Boettcher (HS) Cashae McGee & Colten Storer (Jr. High)
November 2014 - Bianca Yager & Colton Hamilton (HS) Kate McNeill & Jake Scheidler (Jr. High)
October 2014 - Jamie Thompson & Cooper White (HS) Gracie Raby & Jeb Nelsen (Jr. High)
September 2014 - Annie Grace McElhannon & Cullen Eppright (HS) Bethany Stallons & Jade Buss (Jr. High)
August 2014 - Shann Roddenberry & Coy Surrett (HS) Haley Polk & parker Carbajal (Jr. High)
July 2014 - Charmayne Strong & Cale Garett (HS) Grace Hasler & Pake Haun (Jr. High)
June 2014 - Bailey Escott & Bradley Cornell (HS) Kelly Knoll & Evan Darbonne (Jr. High)
May 2014 - Allisha Dworshak & Cody Nye (HS) Kaylee Cormier & Matthew Wallace (Jr. High)
April 2014 - Morgan McKinney & Austin Crist (HS) Jaylee Simpson & Garret Heer (Jr. High)
March 2014 - Valarie Burke & Tanner Turner (HS) Emily Knust & Colton Hamilton (Jr. High)
February 2014 - Camrie Goodson & Clay Norcutt (HS) Morgan Kessler & Tristan Gray (Jr. High)
January 2014 - Lillie Beringer & Cody Devers (HS) Riley Blair & Sheyenne Hammond (Jr. High)
December 2013 - Chloe Ashenhurst & Payden Dawson (HS) Annie Grace McElhannon & Nicholas Pelke (Jr. High)
November 2013 - Cody Jensen & Kara Jo Hurt (HS) Bailey Knepper & Matthew Boettcher (Jr. High)
October 2013 - Shane Weber & Jaclyn Burke (HS) Gracie Raby & Jade Buss (Jr. High)
Septemeber 2013 - Jamie Thompson & Daniel Boettcher (HS) Cullen Eppright & Aly Ghormley (Jr. High)
August 2013 - Marco Perricone & Dayna Strand (HS) Owen Wahlert & Kylie Esser (Jr. High)
July 2013 - Elkanah Riley & Jade Thurston (HS) Austin Hurlburt & Shelby Spanel (Jr. High)
June 2013 - Bryan Denton & Quinn Mullin (HS) Zach Jongbloed & Emilee Pauley (Jr. High)
May 2013 - Dalton Cunningham & Hailey Kinsel (HS) Nicholas Pelke & Bailey Jay (Jr. High)
April 2013 - Jaden Clark & Daeni Taylor (HS) Jarrett Lassiter & Kayla Raflik (Jr. High)
March 2013 - Clay Chittick & Karlee Peterson (HS) Jaylee Simonson & Blake Johnson (Jr. High)
February 2013 - Murphy Haun & Ryan Zuhlke (HS) Wells Mitchell & Paige Dawson (Jr. High)
January 2013 - Logan Currie & Bayley Johnson (HS) Jacob Scroggins & Kati Murphy (Jr. High)
December 2012 - Tess Turk & Brady Wakefield (HS) Sydney Odle & Riley Hausler (Jr. High)
November 2012 - Shea MacKenzie Conner & Zack Boettcher (HS) Anna Dietrich & Garret Heer (Jr. High)
October 2012 - Daniel Boettcher & Rylee Jo Rutten (HS) Garrett Reynolds & Haley Fauste (Jr. High)
September 2012 - Cody Devers & Jamie Thompson (HS) Jacey Thompson & Riley Blair (Jr. High)
August 2012 - Elsie Fortune & Camron Barry Fontenot (HS) Madison Haun & Denton Norell (Jr. High)
July 2012 - Wyatt Lytton & Hanna Rose Heckman (HS) Kolton Achenbach & Matti Rose Moyer (Jr. High)
June 2012 - Aman Miller & Laramie Allen (HS) Brooke Joy Glass & Zack Jongbloed (Jr. High)
May 2012 - Dustin Dailey & Lindsay Adamson (HS) Danae McNamara & Wade Paul Berg (Jr. High)
April 2012 - Shane Suchy & Jincy Osborn (HS) Cara Jo Hilzendeger & Dawson Lehmann (Jr. High)
March 2012 - Dillon Simonson & Mary Catherine Reynolds (HS) Austin Hurlburt & Dawson Munger (Jr. High)
February 2012 - Josh Fish & Bayley Johnson (HS) Kaycee Binder & Andy Albritton (Jr. High)
January 2012 - Brent Miller & Amber Yager (HS) Wyatt Cole & Morgan Chappell (Jr. High)
December 2011 - Shea Mackenzie Conner & Sage Steele Kimzey (HS) Kelsi Rufenacht & Hunter Cuppy (Jr. High)
November 2011 - Allison Fisher & Riley Wakefield (HS) Haley Fauste & Tyler Kress (Jr. High)
October 2011 - Kelly Hughes & Cody Jensen (HS) Taylor Swank & Riley Blair (Jr. High)
September 2011 - Quinn Mullin & Ben Butt (HS) Jacey Thompson & Lane McPheeters (Jr. High)
August 2011 - Tylee Coffman & Lane Santos-Karney (HS) Teisha Coffield & Cooper Imthurn (Jr. High)
July 2011 - Mitchell Crawford & Sadie Sacra (HS) Caleb Hebert & Abby L. Medlin (Jr. High)
June 2011 - Shelby Kristina Sanford & Phillip Wise (HS) Ryder Lee Heitz & Albert Koenig (Jr. High)
May 2011 - Wyatt Lytton & Daisha Johnston (HS) McKayla McNamara & Strand Barricklow (Jr. High)
April 2011 - Mindy Marie Octavia Hill & Matthew Shane Simpson (HS) Colton A. Backhaus & Jess Hanneken (Jr. High)
March 2011 - Joshua Denison & Brielle Yackley (HS) Lyndi Anderson & Wyatt Cole (Jr. High)
February 2011 - Wesley Salmon & Kelsey Knust (HS) Wyatt John Bankus & Karlee Peterson (Jr. High)
January 2011 - Sage Steele Kimzey & Jessica Olson (HS) Josie Hume & Justin Quinn Cole (Jr. High)
December 2010 - Raven Simpson & Jaime Gabriel Gomez (HS) Riley Wakefield & Taylor Reed (Jr. High)
November 2010 - Dalton Breckenridge & Bayley Johnson (HS) Brooklyn Vollmer & Aaron Stallons (Jr. High)
October 2010 - Cody Jensen & Becca Lythgoe (HS) Jamie Thompson & Austin Jensen (Jr. High)
September 2010 - Chelsea Lind & Chase Wortman (HS) Payden Dawson & Jacey Thompson (Jr. High)
August 2010 - Lexus Simpson & Chance Christensen
July 2010 - Colter Seaman & Shayna Nagel
June 2010 - Alexandria Hancock & Casey Alden
May 2010 - Isaac "Ike" Fontenot & Tegan Mills
April 2010 - Meagan Ghormley & Walt Hoyt
March 2010 - Lanch Oatman & Hanna Heckman
February 2010 - Laramie Wing & Robert Joyce
January 2010 - Logan Medlin & Alaina Kringen
December 2009 - Bailey Conner & Taylor Miller
November 2009 - Ben Butt & Chelsea Lind
October 2009 - Fenton Nelson & Amanda Marcino
September 2009 - Chance Yates & Kindee Lynn Wilson
August 2009 - Cort Chittick & Ali Mullin
July 2009 - Addie Davis & Tyler Gurka
June 2009 - Jacob Harvey Horton & Shaley Davis
May 2009 - Sadie Sacra & Justin Zwiefel
April 2009 - J.W. Harwager & Ashleigh Margaret Johnson
March 2009 - Taylor Jacob & Taylor Gregg
February 2009 - Chase Jensen Wortman & Shalee Lemmon
January 2009 - Wyatt Clark & Maci Culligan
December 2008 - Max Thompson & Jamie Britton
November 2008 - Chelsea Aubrey Lind & Cy Eames
October 2008 - Montana Pietsch & Morgan Lindsay
September 2008 - Bailey Kate Conner & Robert Lewis