Congress of Future Medical Leaders' Award of Excellence,Lee's Summit West,LSW,Skyler Koroch,Tessa Duncan
Tessa, a junior, and Skyler, a senior, represented their high school and the State of Missouri at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, Massachusetts this past summer. Both students recently received an Award of Excellence for completing the program, where students collaborated with other students, learned from prominent medical leaders and even watched a live surgery.
Ben de Jonge,Ben Jewell,Cydni Stanford,Devyn Holt,Jacob Rush,Jesse West,Joe Harris,Katherine Ewing,Lee's Summit North,Lee's Summit West,LSN,LSW,Matt Good,Neily Randall,Rachel Russell,Sean Sturdivant,Uzoaku Okafor,Victoria Bingaman,Zach Evans
They debated in a simulated Congress, and performed in ten-minute plays. They delivered speeches they wrote themselves, and engaged in debates after learning the topic 30 minutes ahead of time.
Lee’s Summit R-7 high schoolers had an impressive showing at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Dallas, Texas late last month, with several competitors placing in the top 30. The event is the premier competition for speech and debate students, many of whom have already had stand-out performances at local and state events.
Bess Hayles,Caitlin McKinney,exchange program,French program,Lee's Summit High,Lee's Summit North,Lee's Summit West,LSHS,LSN,LSW
Eleven students in the LSR7 French program from each high school spent the first two weeks of their summer vacation in France with teachers Madame Caitlin McKinney (LSN) and Madame Bess Hayles (LSHS).
2019 Scholastic Awards,Alliance for Young Artists & Writers,Best Teen Art,Best Teen Writing,Lee's Summit West,LSW,Savannah Meyer
Savannah Meyer, a junior at Lee’s Summit West High School, earned a National Silver Medal for her original painting “Deity” from the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit that presents the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Education First,Global Education Excellence Award,Lee's Summit West,LSW
Lee’s Summit West High School has received national recognition for excellence in global education for the 2018-2019 school year from Education First (EF) High School Exchange Year, the leader in high school exchange.
KC 4 Refugees,Lee's Summit West,LINC,LSW,Maryam Khalil,Princeton Prize in Race Relations,Princeton University,Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
Maryam Khalil, a senior at Lee’s Summit West High School, has been awarded the Princeton University Prize in Race Relations. This award recognizes high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts.
BroncoBots,FIRST robotics,Josh Rehwaldt,Lee's Summit High School,Lee's Summit North,Lee's Summit West,LSHS,LSN,LSW,Team Driven,Team Titanium,Team Titanium Tech,Zane Dautenhahn
Robotics teams at all three Lee’s Summit High Schools have once again qualified to participate at the World Championship competition this year in Houston, Texas, April 17-21. Last year over 15,000 students in grades K-12, from 25 states and 42 countries, and their custom-built robots, competed in this event with similar numbers expected this year. A second Championship will be in Detroit, Michigan, for even more students from the other 25 states and numerous countries.
Allison Salamone,Kameron Robinson,Lee's Summit High,Lee's Summit North,Lee's Summit West,LSHS,LSN,LSW,MASSP,Megan Carlson,Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals,Missouri Scholars 100,Molly Wooster,Sierra Nyquist
Seniors from each of the LSR7 high schools were honored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals in the 2019 Missouri Scholars 100 program. The seniors include:
- Megan Carlson, LSN
- Sierra Nyquist, LSHS
- Kameron Robinson, LSN
- Allison Salamone, LSW
- Molly Wooster, LSW
Abby White,Abigail White,Lee's Summit West,LSW,MIPA,Missouri Interscholastic Press Association,Student Journalist of the Year,Titan Scroll
Lee’s Summit West High School senior Abigail White has been named the 50th annual Missouri Interscholastic Press Association Student Journalist of the Year. This is the first time in LSWHS school history that a student has earned this honor.
Lee's Summit High School,Lee's Summit North High School,Lee's Summit West High School,LSHS,LSN,LSW,Missouri Youth in Government,MO Youth in Government,Youth in Government
Students from all three of Lee’s Summit high schools earned special designations at the Missouri Youth in Government state convention the last week of November.