2023-24 Kansas PTA Citizenship Award Recipients

Theme: “I Will Lift Others Up By…”

Kansas PTA is pleased to announce the following Citizenship awards for poetry and essays created for this year’s theme.
All winners will have the opportunity to submit ideas for next year’s Citizenship theme.
Congratulations to our talented Kansas writers and their families!

Awards of Excellence

Jacob Underwood, Tomahawk, 5th grade, poetry
Fiona Francis, Sunflower, 5th grade, essay
Diya Thomas, Highlands, 6th grade, poetry
Adalyn Thomas, 6th grade, essay
Olive Kerr, Indian Woods, 7th grade, poetry
Mia Clark, Indian Woods, 8th grade, poetry
Lydia McColligan, SM South, 9th grade, poetry
Victoria Olberding, SM South, 9th grade, essay
Hannah Clark, SM South, 10th grade, poetry
Alexander Bean, SM West, 10th grade, essay
Bryce Bean, SM West, 12th grade, essay
The theme “I Will Lift Others Up By…” was submitted by Hannah Clark of Shawnee Mission South High School.