RCHS Distinguished Alumnus for 2021.

Beth Grothe

Reed City Area Public Schools is proud to announce Beth Grothe as the 2021 Distinguished Alumnus. Beth is a 1977 graduate of Reed City High School. During her RCAPS school career, Mrs. Grothe was involved in cheer, band, basketball, and was a member of the National Honor Society. Beth was also the Homecoming Queen in 1977.

After graduating from Reed City, Beth attended Ferris State University and Mercy School of Nursing, graduating in 1979 as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She is licensed to co-instruct Certified Nursing Assistants. She has spent the last 11 years of her career as a dedicated Paraeducator, working with the Certified Nurse Aide program for Mecosta Osceola Intermediate School District where she has been able to mentor countless students.

Beth married her husband, Todd, in 1982 and they have three children. Family and faith are paramount to Mrs. Grothe. Beth enjoys being active in the Reed City community and is a positive role model for many. She has competed in five Mrs. Pageants in the last 10 years and was awarded runner-up in two. She is a 2021 contestant for the Ms. Senior Michigan pageant in June. Beth has been a lead singer and guitarist in a Christian contemporary band for almost 25 years. She has assisted on several mission trips. She and Todd have been fortunate to travel and experience over 20 countries. Her ability to always chose positivity and kindness are only two of the many reasons that so many individuals nominated Beth Grothe for this honor.