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CONGRATULATIONS to Kaila Burnside, a ninth-grade student at Gardner Edgerton High School, for being nominated AND selected as this week's Gardner Edgerton Student of Distinction award winner! Kaila is being recognized as a result of outstanding achievement and demonstrating exemplary attitude, effort and participation in a school or community-based service. Based on the nomination description below, it is obvious that Kaila exemplifies outstanding character traits and serves as a positive influence on peers and the community-at-large. 

Specifically, "Kaila is pure joy, creativity, work ethic, and wisdom wrapped into an amazing student. She consistently goes above and beyond not only to engage with her teacher but her peers, too. She is a natural leader, has varied interests that allow her personality to shine, and cares about other people. Kaila is successful in anything she does, but it's really special when she puts her mind and effort into something she's passionate about. I have loved, LOVED, getting to know this girl, and truly believe she will move mountains. Her maturity is unmatched. Her quality of work is always the standard. Her critical thinking skills push those around her. Kaila has a humble heart and a talented mind." ~ Jeni Daley, Teacher at GEHS

To learn more about the Gardner Edgerton Students of Distinction program, HERE.

To NOMINATE a deserving student, click HERE.