MRH Student Starts Sign-Language Club
Kahri Dixon of Maplewood Richmond Heights High School recently received recognition for his accomplishment.
Whiz Kids' Name(s): Kahri Dixon
Whiz Kids' School/Church/Community Center: Kahri attends Maplewood Richmond Heights High School.
Whiz Kids' Accomplishment: He recently received recognition for outstanding achievements by the Special School District of St. Louis County.
Whiz Kids' Key to Awesomeness: Kahri received the Rosemary Zander Award in recognition of his "extraordinary successes" during the Commitment to Kids Banquet held April 28, a news release states. Kahri, who is deaf, started a sign-language club at MRH High School in an effort to "teach his peers how to sign and about deaf culture," a biography on the Special School District's website states.
Kahri "exemplifies that anything is possible for those who refuse to let obstacles deter them from reaching their goals," social worker Tia Jenice Morris stated in the biography.
The Special Education Foundation hosted the banquet.