Senior Anna Lee has been selected as one of The Shawnee News-Star and Patriot Auto Group Students of the Month for December and is now in the running to win a car.
Senior Anna Lee is a leader at Prague High School and maintains a 3.9 GPA.
She has been selected as one of The Shawnee News-Star and Patriot Auto Group Students of the Month for December and is now in the running to win a car.
Her parents are Chris and Stephanie Lee.
“Anna is visually impaired,” her mother, Stephanie, said. “But she's never allowed her visual issues to affect her competitively.”
Anna competes in OSSAA Speech and Debate and FFA Speech.
“In order to learn her speeches, she writes and records them,” Anna's mother said. “Then she listens for hours memorizing her speeches entirely.”
Volunteering in her church's children's program, Anna created her own Faithful Friends ministry, a combination of puppetry, character lessons and Bible stories.
“She uses (the ministry) for children, nursing homes, and hopes in the future to use it for hospitals,” Stephanie said. “She also works with her family to host Vacation Bible Schools and Kid's Krusades at churches in the summer.”
Anna works at the Prague Elementary library and after-school program.
“She works with the second-graders, helping with homework and their daily reading assignments,” Stephanie said.
Anna was part of the lineup at Oklahoma State School Superintendent Joy Hofmeister's awards event, the State Superintendent Awards for Arts Excellence.
Out of more than 200 contest entries, Anna was chosen to present her winning essay at the award ceremony.
She also has many speech and debate awards and several academic honors under her belt.
Anna is currently serving as Prague's 2019-2020 Kolache Queen.
After graduation, Anna plans to attend Evangel University where she wants to major in Communications and minor in Children's Ministry.
She maintains a 3.9 GPA.