Tuesday, Mar. 12 2013 3:49PM
Lee’s Summit Elementary fifth-grader’s essay featured at Missouri Capitol Rotunda
Grace Garrett, a fifth-grade student at Lee’s Summit Elementary, was presented on the floor of the Missouri House of Representatives and Senate after winning first place in an essay contest sponsored by the Gifted Association of Missouri, GAM.
Her essay, entitled “Why We Should Keep Gifted,” was read in the Capitol Rotunda to a group of hundreds gathered to celebrate the Week of the Gifted Child, Feb. 25 through March 1. Grace also received commendation from Dr. Robin Lady, a GAM officer.