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19 Pleasant Lea Middle School students earn Pathway to Biliteracy Award

Red, white and blue seal for pathway to biliteracy

The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District recognized 118 students in grades 1, 3, 5 and 8 who completed the requirements in English and another language for the Seal of Biliteracy Pathway Award. 

The Pathway Awards recognize elementary and middle school students who have sought out second language acquisition opportunities in their communities or who have worked to maintain the native language spoken in the home. These students were required to demonstrate this second language acquisition or learning to meet district and state standards.

The following PLMS students earned their Pathway to Biliteracy award:

French: Natalie Lona

Korean:  Hezehiah Lee

Somoan:  Vela Schwenke

Spanish:  Sara Alterjalli, Landon Avery, Abigail Bartholomew, Brennan Bunton, Aidyn Congdon, Mia Cruz, Brenna Davis, Madelyn Diehl*, Dennis Franklin, Neema Kimaku, Ryan Koenigsfeld, Hezekiah Lee, Daniel Lozano, Evan Quirk, Noah Quirk, Sarah Spain

*indicates student is receiving award for the second time