The English Language Arts Department at Pleasant Lea Middle School selected the school’s High 5 winners for November. Winners are (from left) Hanna Franklin (not pictured), Outstanding Eighth-grader; Sir John Harris, Most Improved Eighth-grader; Dylan Dean, Outstanding Seventh-grader and Samantha Young, Most Improved Seventh-grader. 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.