R-7 staff, students and volunteers receive Reflections of Character Awards

Several Lee’s Summit R-7 staff members, students and volunteers were among 13 local citizens receiving Reflections of Character Awards at the Jan. 25 Lee’s Summit Mayor’s Character Breakfast.


from LS R-7 Schools

The awards are presented to community members who are nominated based on character traits.

R-7 employees presented with the awards were Sarah Graff, Lee’s Summit North High School math teacher and tennis coach, recognized for generosity, and Dave Eames, a local graphic artist and part-time designer for the district’s Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation, recognized for citizenship.

Students honored at the event were Karrigan Blankenship, a student at Summit Pointe Elementary, respect; Hayden Mitchell, a student at Lee’s Summit North High School, sportsmanship; and Dawson Kruser, a student at Sunset Valley Elementary, appreciation.

Rex Brown and Bob Crance were recognized for cooperation. Both are long-time mentors and volunteer coaches for the Lee’s Summit High School robotics team.