Grace Davidson

Age: 14

School: Pleasant Valley Junior High

Parents: Bill and Allyson Davidson

Why was student nominated? "Grace is a fabulous student who always greets others with a smile. She works hard and focuses each day to do her very best. Her maturity, leadership and compassion are evident in such a young woman. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for her," said Christine Thompson, PVJH school counselor.

What teacher has inspired you and why? "My sixth-grade teacher, Mr. Gauss, inspired me to become a better person and to always try my best. He did this through his loving personality and ability to teach each student according to their personal needs."

What is your favorite thing about school? "My favorite thing about school is that I am learning new things and meeting new friends with different personalities and interests."

What are you most proud of? "I am most proud of my family and my musical achievements in voice and viola."