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West Oktibbeha County Elementary sixth grader Lynnzie Dean is one of the most polite students one could meet.
In addition, Lynnzie is a straight-A student and compassionate girl, and that is why she has been selected as this weekâ€™s academic all-star.
â€śLynnzie is an asset,â€ť teacher Kristy Moore said. â€śShe is always striving to do her best. Lynnzie excels at everything she does.â€ť
Lynnzie is in her schoolâ€™s gifted program, and names math as her favorite subject.
â€śWhat I like about school is that I get to learn about my favorite subject, and I get to see my friends,â€ť she explained. â€śMy favorite subject is math because I am very good with numbers.â€ť
â€śJust the other day, she saw that her classmate was having trouble with a math problem, and she stepped in to help,â€ť Moore recalled. â€śLynnzie is just an overall good person, student and friend.â€ť
Lynnzie is a cheerleader for her school and is a member of the drill team for her church, Peterâ€™s Rock Temple Church of God in Christ. She also holds her schoolâ€™s highest GPA and has the schoolâ€™s highest accelerated reading points.
As for the future, Lynnzie plans to attend Mississippi State University where she hopes to pursue a career in accounting. She also has dreams of going into the air force as she enjoys studying planes.
Lynnzie is the daughter of Lynn Harris and Shawn Dean.