Student achiever: Anna Grant, 7
School: Manor Woods Elementary School
Special achievement: Honorable mention in the Project Wisdom essay contest, kindergarten through second grade.
What she says about it: "It made me excited to get the award because I got to go home and tell my Mom and Dad. Then I told my Grandma and Grandpa. I chose to write about kindness because it reminded me of what my Dad and teachers said, 'What goes around comes around.' "
What she wishes for the world: "That people have happier times and wouldn't fight."
What she wants to be when she grows up: "A lawyer like my Mom."