The St. Michael-Albertville Rotary Club is pleased to announce that St. Michael-
Albertville High School juniors Gracelyn Riedel and Brandon Langdok were recognized
as the Rotary Students of the Month for October.
Gracelyn is the daughter of Rob & Micki Riedel of St. Albertville. Gracelyn is a
recipient of the Courtesy and Respect Award, a member of National Honor Society,
award winner in the Social Studies department, and has received two academic
letters. She has also been the JV soccer captain, been a state and regional finalist in
BPA [Business Professionals of America], and is currently ranked #1 in her class in
academics. She is a participant in soccer, golf, Student Council, National Honor
Society, BPA, Math League, Captains’ Council, Breakfast Club, and the Student
Ambassadors program. Gracelyn aspires to attend a four-year college and then
medical school.
Brandon is the son of Theresa and Jon Langdok. Brandon is part of the track team and
the football team. He achieved All-Conference in track two years, participated on the
state team for the 4x100 race, has been on the honor roll each year, and was an AAV
All-American for track. He plans to attend a four-year college after graduating from

“Rotary is very proud to recognize Gracelyn and Brandon as students of the month,”
said Tracy Larson, STMA Rotary Club President. “They have demonstrated a
commitment to academic excellence and represent the service above self ideals of
Rotary. We wish them a successful future.”

The STMA Rotary Club honors students of the month during each month of the school
year. The awards are given during the students’ junior year so they may include them
on college applications and scholarship forms. Rotary Students of the Month are
selected by STMA’s homeroom teachers. Rotary Students of the Month must
demonstrate an interest in their community, have personal accomplishments or
achievements, show respect to themselves and others, show a passion for “Service
above Self,” must be drug/alcohol free, and cannot have committed a crime.