Alexa Scholl is a Prescott native, having moved to Prescott when she was just 2 weeks old, returning to the town where her grandfather grew up. She graduated with distinction from Prescott High School in 2015 where she was a varsity athlete. In May 2019, she graduated from ASU’s Barrett, the Honors College, with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Global Security from ASU.
In April 2018, Alexa was selected as a Truman Scholar. The Truman Scholarship is a prestigious national scholarship awarded to college students who are dedicated to a career in public service. She is also a Tillman Scholar at ASU which is a highly competitive leadership program that studies the servant leadership values influenced by Pat Tillman’s life.
Alexa currently serves on the board of the Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Partnership which is planning a memorial to the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots to be located on the Yavapai County Courthouse Square. She is also a member of the Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence and is a direct descendant of George Read who signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States. Additionally, Alexa works full-time for Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Alexa grew up participating in many Prescott events and activities including the Kiwanis Kiddie Parade, Acker Night, Yavapai College Performing Arts, AYSO, recreational softball, Girl Scouts, holiday parades, and Guide Dogs for the Blind. Through her active participation in community events, Alexa grew a deep appreciation and love for her hometown which inspired her to run for City Council.
In her free time, Alexa enjoys spending time her family, traveling to Mexico, and watching Diamondbacks baseball with her grandparents. Alexa believes in an open dialogue with her constituents and encourages them to contact her at any time.