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Gabby Idzi, Kavan Smith Recognized As Top Miller Grove 8th Graders

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Gabby Idzi and Kavan Smith have been announced as the top 8th graders at Miller Grove Junior High this year.

Gabby Idzi, daughter of Robert and Michele Idzi, is the MGJHs valedictorian.

She is a member of Awana’s Youth Group at Brashear Baptist Church and helps her mom and dad around the house as much as possible.

Gabby participated in many UIL events and has gained many awards. This year she placed second in calculator, fifth in editorial writing, first in math, and second in number sense.

Her future plans include graduating with her Associate’s Degree the same year she graduates from high school.

Kavan Smith is this year’s MGJH salutatorian.

He offers thanks to his parents, Jimmi and Marcella Hayden, and his mom, Melanie Hayden, for always being supportive and pushing him to be his best.

This year, he worked hard in his academics which helped him in UIL. He participated in number sense; social studies; maps, graphs and charts; spelling; impromptu speaking and dictionary skills. He placed fifth in dictionary skills and impromptu speaking.

His future plans include taking college classes through high school, and to continue to participate in baseball, basketball, track and UIL events.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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