Six Lee’s Summit R-7 School District high school seniors were recently named December Optimist Students of the Month by the Lee’s Summit Breakfast Optimist Club. The club honors six seniors each month for outstanding scholarship and citizenship.
Recognized students for December were Nikki Perrilloux, Lee’s Summit High School; Wes Orth, LSHS; Olivia Wheat, Lee’s Summit North High School; Patrick Graham, LSNHS; Rylie Buehrig, Lee’s Summit West High School; and Talon Townley, LSWHS.
Wes Orth, son of Beth and Charles Orth, has been active in band, orchestra, musical, math team, tiger mentoring and is an International Baccalaureate Diploma candidate. After high school, Wes plans to attend a liberal arts college to pursue a degree possibly related to education.