Griffon Edge

Meet Your Mentor

Abby Sisk

Abby Sisk

Team Yellow
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"Though she be but little, she is fierce." -William Shakespeare

Adarius Wells

Adarius Wells

Team Violet
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"Be a fruit loop in a world full of cheerios." -Anonymous

Alex Richardson

Alex Richardson

Team Turquoise

Alex Wilson

Alex Wilson

Team Topaz
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"There's beauty in everything." -Unknown


Alexie Davis

Alexie Davis

Team Teal
Hometown: Lee's Summit, MO
"Let every situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be." -Unknown

Alliyah Newbold

Alliyah Newbold

Team Tan
Hometown: Hiawatha, KS
"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me." -Carol Burnett

Andrea Denton

Andrea Denton

Team Silver
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"Who says my dreams have to stay just my dreams?" -The Little Mermaid

Annie Allgaier

Annie Allgaier

Team Scarlet
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game." -Babe Ruth


April Smith

April Smith

Team Sapphire

Autumn Pella

Autumn Pella

Team Lavender
Hometown: Hickman, NE
"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." -Albus Dumbledore

Brendin Wood

Brendin Wood

Team Lavender
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"Full Tilt, Full Time." -Thad Castle

Cara Velazquez

Cara Velazquez

Team Salmon
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"Success is not final, failure it not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." -Winston Churchill


Cecilia Tackett

Cecilia Tackett

Team Salmon
Hometown: Savannah, MO
"Just do it."

Cheyanne Kitchen

Cheyanne Kitchen

Team Saffron
Hometown: Huntsville, MO
"Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once." -Karen Gibbs

Chuck Mosley

Chuck Mosley

Team Ruby
Hometown: Lebanon, IL
"Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end." -John Lennon

Courtney Kipping

Courtney Kipping

Team Rose
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"Live loved." -Unknown


Crystal Enciso

Crystal Enciso

Team Lavender
Hometown: Dodge City, KS
"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations." -Unknown

Darby Webb

Darby Webb

Team Red
Hometown: Raymore, MO
"There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs." -Zig Ziglar

Derek Swymeler

Derek Swymeler

Team Lavender
Hometown: Jamesport, MO
"Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard." -Kevin Durant

Diazhane Ellis

Diazhane Ellis

Team Plum
Hometown: Blue Springs, MO
"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations." -Unknown


Gianna Tutorino

Gianna Tutorino

Team Peach
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." -Oscar Wilde

Izzy Markt

Izzy Markt

Team Pink
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"If you aren't going to dance full out, get off the dance floor and stop wasting space." -Unknown

Jasmine Lowery

Jasmine Lowery

Team Blue
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
"All great achievements require time!" -Maya Angelou

Jessica Phelps

Jessica Phelps

Team Rose
Hometown: Mercer, MO
"Nevertheless, she persisted."


Jordan Myers

Jordan Myers

Team Orchid
Hometown: Raymore, MO
"Make everybody feel like a somebody." -Unknown

Julie Stallbaumer

Julie Stallbaumer

Team Red
Hometown: Gower, MO
"There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind." -C.S. Lewis

Justin Jacobs

Justin Jacobs

Team Orange
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"If you have to live the rest of your life in a memory, you might as well make it a good one." -Epsilon

Kaleigh Pryor

Kaleigh Pryor

Team Lavender
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"What we see dpeends mainly on what we look for." -John Lubbock


Kasey Green

Kasey Green

Team Navy
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
"Goals so big I get uncomfortable telling small minded people!" -Kanye West

Kody Piper

Kody Piper

Team Black
Hometown: North Kansas City, MO
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." -Albert Einstein

Kristen Hagen

Kristen Hagen

Team Magenta
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength." -Philippians 4:13

Kyle Fuson

Kyle Fuson

Team Lilac
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"Every stress is an opportunity to success." -Unknown


Lydia Reynolds

Lydia Reynolds

Team Indigo
Hometown: Adrian, MO
"Do MORE than just EXIST. LIVE!" -Unknown

Mackenzie Herrman

Mackenzie Herrman

Team Green
Hometown: Liberty, MO
"Embrace the glorious mess that you are." -Elizabeth Gilbert

Mackenzie Shelter

Mackenzie Shelter

Team Lavender
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"Life is not measured by the breaths we tkae, but by the moments that take our breath away." -Vicki Corona

Malik Bryant

Malik Bryant

Team Gray
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"Live life to the fullest." -Unknown


Matthew Regan

Matthew Regan

Team Gold
Hometown: Shenandoah, IA
"Carpe Diem."

McKenzie Blystone

McKenzie Blystone

Team Garnet
Hometown: Blue Springs, MO
"Best Day Ever!" -Rapunzel, 'Tangled'

Megan Bukoski

Megan Bukoski

Team Fuchsia
Hometown: Kauai, HI
"And though she be but little, she is fierce." -William Shakespeare

Melany Aldridge

Melany Aldridge

Team Lavender
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destination." -Unknown


Molleigh Arn

Molleigh Arn

Team Emerald
Hometown: Savannah, MO
"Remember you're the one who fills the world with sunshine." -Snow White

Mycah Williams

Mycah Williams

Team Gray
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
“Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don’t think it’s going to be easy. It’s hard!” –Aaliyah

Nah'Ryan Reed-Crawford

Nah'Ryan Reed-Crawford

Team Crimson
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"Best revenge is your paper." -Beyonce

Natalie Miller

Natalie Miller

Team Coral
Hometown: Memphis, MO
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness, and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone." -Audrey Hepburn


Noelia DePietro

Noelia DePietro

Team Cobalt
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." -Unknown

Paige Kneale

Paige Kneale

Team Lavender
Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
"You are more beautiful than Cinderella! You smell like pine needles, and have a face like sunshine!" -Becca." -

Rachel Bertram

Rachel Bertram

Team Crimson
Hometown: Cameron, MO
"There's no angry way to say BUBBLES!" -Unknown

Rachel Segbawu

Rachel Segbawu

Team Bronze
Hometown: Centralia, IL
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." -Dr. Seuss


Rikky Hunt

Rikky Hunt

Team Orange
Hometown: Grant City, MO
"Happy Mind, Happy Life." -Unknown

Riley Rasche

Riley Rasche

Team Blue
Hometown: Chillicothe, MO
"Never quit," -Coach Dave Kinen

Savannah Lyons

Savannah Lyons

Team Bronze
Hometown: Lone Jack, MO
"Push harder than yesterday if you want a different tomorrow." -Unknown

Sky Bolin

Sky Bolin

Team Lavender
Hometown: Alba, MO
"To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong." -Joseph Chilton Pearce


Tannis Hamilton

Tannis Hamilton

Team Amethyst
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
"When you think it's time to give up, try even harder." -Unknown

Taylor McCloud

Taylor McCloud

Team Amber
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
"Failure is not falling down, but refusing to get up." -Robert Schuller

Sunnie Helmer

Sunnie Helmer

Team Aquamarine
Hometown: Shawnee, KS
"Its okay to be a glowstick: Sometimes we have to break before we can shine." -Unknown

Tiffany Mabery

Tiffany Mabery

Team Purple
Hometown: Lawson, MO
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it's not." -Dr. Seuss


Tori Cordero

Tori Cordero

Team Lavender

Trasean Stepney

Trasean Stepney

Team Lime
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
"Life is better when you're laughing." -Unknown