When Roxana Rico isn’t making her rounds at Continental Elementary School, the district’s superintendent can be found on a horse, roping cattle.

Rico has been around horses and roping since she was nine. She reached a milestone in December when she qualified for the World Series of Team Roping in Las Vegas — a top tier competition promising thousands of dollars in prizes.



Jamie Verwys | 520-547-9728 

Reporter

Reporter Jamie Verwys grew up in Sahuarita and graduated from the high school in 2006. She lives in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2018.

Better than a comments section

Discuss the news on NABUR,
a place to have local conversations


The Neighborhood Alliance for Better Understanding and Respect
A site just for our local community
Focused on facts, not misinformation
Free for everyone

Join the community
What's NABUR?