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 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.

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