School: Grant Wood Elementary School
Parents: Syed Rizvi and Syeda Zaidi
Why was student nominated? "Mahi is a kind and generous student," said teacher Megan Black. "She is considerate of others and goes out of her way to make everyone feel included. Mahi's smile brightens our room every day. Mahi is a friend to everyone and is a great example of kindness at Grant Wood Elementary."
What are you most proud of? "My henna work." (Mahi has a business doing henna out of her house).
What makes you happy? "My family and friends."
What teacher has inspired you and why? "Miss Black, because she’s sassy!"
What is your reaction to honor? "Surprised!"