Grace Leva wins The Spirit of Success Award
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June 11, 2012
- Grace Leva, a second grade student
at the Scotchtown Avenue Elementary School,
was recently honored by the Orange
County Youth Bureau.
Grace was nominated for the The
Spirit of Success Award by her teacher, Pat Kuttler. The award is given
to young people who have experienced difficulty during their lives and
have worked hard to overcome these obstacles.
Grace was diagnosed in March 2010 with a malignant brain tumor.
Grace, her family, and a number of
Scotchtown Avenue faculty and staff members
attended a luncheon at Brookside Manor where
Grace received her
award from County Executive Edward Diana.