Clarissa Rugg is a senior at WACO High School and a member of the Crooked Creek 4-H Club. She is the daughter of Sanford and Nancy Rugg. She has one brother, Uriah, and one sister, Chelsea.
As a 4-H'er, Rugg has worked in the project areas of market and breeding beef.
A special 4-H memory was winning the Champion Carcass Heifer award with her first calf. She also enjoyed playing cards with friends while watching the non-livestock exhibit building.
Rugg has also participated in the Crawfordsville Youth Group, American Angus Association, Iowa Junior Angus Association, as a school wrestling manager, and in chorus and orchestra.
She plans to attend Kirkwood Community College and major in early childhood education.