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AARIKA RITCHIE OF LEE LOVES MILK 

OVER THEWEEKEND IN ORLANDO, AARIKA RITCHIE OF LEE, WAS ONE OF ONLY 25 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS TO BE HONORED BY USA TODAY AS A 2008 SCHOLAR ATHLETE MILK MUSTACHE OF THE YEAR (SAMMY) AWARD WINNER. AARIKA’S ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE MADE HER APPLICATION STAND OUT FROM THE MORE THAN 65,000 APPLICANTS NATIONWIDE…..

AARIKA’S ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE EARNING THE TITLE OF VALEDICTORIAN OF HER GRADUATING CLASS, BEING PART OF SEVEN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS THROUGHOUT HER HIGH SCHOOL CAREER AND BEING BOTH AN ADIDAS ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN AND A 2007 MACDONALD’S ALL-AMERICAN NOMINEE. THROUGHOUT HER HIGH SCHOOL CAREER, AARIKA HAS ALSO BEEN INVOLVED IN THE THEATER AND IN HER CHURCH YOUTH GROUP…..

A PANEL OF ATHLETES, AND FORMER MILK MUSTACHE CELEBRITIES, INCLUDING ANDY RODDICK, JASON KIDD, MIA HAMM, MICHELLE KWAN AND TONY HAWK HELPED TO MAKE THE FINAL SELECTION OF THE 25 TEENS.