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Bernard Campbell 8th Graders 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.

Bernard Campbell Awardees:

French: Madilynn Benne, Addison Bleckinger, Jake Johnson, Khanya Nkomo, Rowan Sopher and Holly Windhausen

German:  Cameron Archer, Landon Boos, Lauren Crimi, Scarlett Cunniffe, Landon Daniels, Carlos Mazariegos, Reid Moore, Christopher Seibel, Kali Shelton, Sarah Sommerhauser, Grant Vinson and Kylie Young

Mandarin Chinese: Kay Haas, Dylan D. Hendricks, and Jayla Walker

Spanish: Kamina Andrisevic, Makenzie Baldwin, Taylor Bell, Annabelle Brown, Keira Bruns, Nathan Cooley, Kaylee Flinn, Alex Gaughran, Morgan Hill, Bryce Hopkins, Jane Hough, Jaylen Hughley, Carter Kneeland, Zac Lampe, Bella Lathrom, Danielle Miles, Alaina O'Dell, Jonas Pack, Jackson Reed, Carter Rodgers, Ella Rudolph, Emma Salter, Gabby Shockey, Sydney Sterns, Brennon Swanson, Audrey Trail, Brooklyn Whitefield, Adrianna Yeager and Fatima Yousaf.