The Modern Language department at Pleasant Lea Middle School selected the school’s High 5 winners for January. Winners are (from left) Val Fry, Outstanding Eighth-grader; Max Whisner, Most Improved Eighth-grader; Ofelia Luna, Outstanding Seventh-grader; and Bryson Elliott, Most Improved Seventh-grader. Dr. Janette Miller (center), PLMS principal, presented the students with their awards.
The school’s Partners in Education, Lee’s Summit Medical Center and Mazuma Credit Union, sponsor the award. The High 5 Award was designed to promote academic excellence among students of PLMS. Mazuma Credit Union presents the students with a gift card for Chipotle and Lee’s Summit Medical Center provides a Taco Bell gift card.