Archive for Thursday, March 20, 2008

PTA Awards

Hailey Budke, left, and Maisie Conrad, right, pose with the awards they received during the Kansas PTA Awards ceremony held Saturday, March 8. A total of four Lansing students were recognized. "Awards of merit" for winning the regional competition and then going on to receive honorable mentions in the state competition were given in the Reflections fine arts program,: Conrad, 10, for music; Caitlin Starman, 9, for photography; and Meg Szmed, 10, for visual arts. Budke was given an award for being the statewide winner of the "Citizenship" essay contest, which asked students to write an essay about how to improve the existing government. Budke wrote her essay on the use of alternative fossil fuels.

Hailey Budke, left, and Maisie Conrad, right, pose with the awards they received during the Kansas PTA Awards ceremony held Saturday, March 8. A total of four Lansing students were recognized. "Awards of merit" for winning the regional competition and then going on to receive honorable mentions in the state competition were given in the Reflections fine arts program,: Conrad, 10, for music; Caitlin Starman, 9, for photography; and Meg Szmed, 10, for visual arts. Budke was given an award for being the statewide winner of the "Citizenship" essay contest, which asked students to write an essay about how to improve the existing government. Budke wrote her essay on the use of alternative fossil fuels.

March 20, 2008

During the Kansas PTA Awards ceremony held Saturday, March 8, four students from Lansing were recognized for special achievements.

In the Reflections fine arts recognition program, three Lansing Intermediate School students received "awards of merit" for winning the regional competition and then going on to receive honorable mentions in the state competition. The students were: Caitlin Starman, 9, for photography; Maisie Conrad, 10, for music; and Meg Szmed, 10, for visual arts.

Also recognized was LIS fifth-grader Hailey Budke. Budke was given an award for being the statewide winner of the "Citizenship" essay contest, which asked students to write an essay about how they would improve their existing community and government. Budke wrote her essay on the use of alternative fossil fuels.

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