The Physical Education Department at Pleasant Lea Middle School selected the High 5 winners for March. Winners are (from left) Joseph Bachman, Most Improved Eighth-grader; Grace Distefano, Outstanding Eighth-grader; Ava Roca, Most Improved Seventh-grader (not pictured); and Jackson Goold, Outstanding 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 an Andy’s Custard gift card.