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Summit Lakes Middle School Students End Year Earning Pathway to Biliteracy Awards

More than 250 Lee's Summit students in Kindergarten, 3rd, 6th and 8th grade ended the 2021-2022 school year earning the Missouri Seal of Biliteracy Pathway Award. The award recognizes 251 elementary and middle school students who have learned or maintained a second language other than English.

The students had to demonstrate that their knowledge of the second language meets district and state standards.

The students, who represent 17 LSR7 schools, achieved these awards learning the following 14 languages: American Sign Language, Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Summit Lakes Middle School Awardees:

French:  Braden Cantrell, Margo Heckadon, Macy Hicks, Christian Kelso, Jake McClure and George Sutherlin

German: Kailey Coleman, Graysen Cowick, Kenedie Dillabough, River Elkin, Marlie Fossnight, Addi Gardner, Cody Goehring, Maryn Guilfoyle, Nathan Hohenberger, JoJo Isbell, Elliott Jessee-Lantz, Alesa Kastle, Luke Mautino, Liz Noel, Madison Schubert and Landon Wegleitner

Spanish: Hannah Bailey, Hailey Barnett, Bennett Barnthouse, Garrett Blackham, Brady Borgman, Nevaeh Briscoe, Emily Caldwell, Delaney Carr, Ella Charpie, Luke Danley, Jade DeJonge, Kyra Delventhal, Tiyana DeRocher, Brynn Dickenson-Dyke, Addison Dressler, Diego Fish, Logan Frost, Lexi Hicks, Paisley Huke, Logan Jacobson, Matthias Jones, Noah Kasey, Jorja Lamley, Chase Moellman, Tara Moradi, Olivia Nolte, Jonathan Panto, Ian Rede, Mercer Reilly, Ryan Rizo, Braelyn Smith, Mena Snow, Collin Stoecklein, Alyssa Terrono, Ella Titus-Miller, Ava Twogood, Emerson VanNess, Madysen VanNess, Ella Watson, Preston Williams, Sabrina Wilson and Miller Wood