Kristin Gochenour was named the Lee’s Summit R-7 Learning for Life Award winner for August. She is a paraprofessional at Pleasant Lea Middle School.
The award is presented to one employee each month who is nominated by co-workers and selected by a staff committee.
“Kristin’s willingness to listen and help, her flexibility and passion for the students and the school have all personally influenced me” said a colleague. “She finds the best in everyone and is positively infectious to those around her.”