Pequot Lakes student named Connections Academy Student of Month

Student of the Month Award recognizes achievements in and out of the virtual classroom

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Leslie Sher

ST. PAUL — Leslie Sher, of Pequot Lakes, was recently named one of Minnesota Connections Academy’s Students of the Month in recognition of her achievements and leadership in the virtual classroom.

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Sher, an eighth grader at the public online school, was nominated by her teacher, Ms. Lee, because of her hard work and the positivity she brings to the virtual classroom. As a Student of the Month, she will receive a certificate of achievement and be profiled in the Minnesota Connections Academy student newsletter and the school’s social media platforms.

Sher recently enrolled in Minnesota Connections Academy to have a more flexible learning schedule. According to her mother, Victoria, the transition to the virtual classroom was “seamless” as her daughter was able to excel quickly.

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Victoria added that Leslie is enjoying the ability to work at her own pace.

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