Send us your favorite achiever and he or she could be the star of the Wentzville Patch.
Know a great kid who made Eagle Scout or did your local soccer team take the championship? They may be our next Patch Whiz Kid honoree. Each week, Wentzville Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens, and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid. Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to Maggie.Rotermund@patch.com. Be sure to include all of the following information: A new Whiz Kid profile will run each Tuesday. Questions? E-mail Wentzville Patch Editor Maggie Rotermund at Maggie.Rotermund@patch.com.
Brittany Harris is a violinist, a brown belt and Lake Saint Louis Patch's first Whiz Kid.
Whiz Kid: Brittany Harris Age: 17 School: Holt High School Nominated By: Christine Zika Accomplishment: Brittany Harris has achieved a third degree brown belt, played the violin for eight years, played lacrosse for two years, ran cross-country for a year, works at The Gap, all while maintaining a 3.7 GPA. Key to Awesomeness: Brittany’s key to awesomeness is her belief that responsibility is the key to success. She credits her father for instilling this belief in her. Grades have always been a top priority for Brittany. Even in elementary school, her homework always had to be finished before she could go out to play. “For me, sports are not just an activity to keep me off of the couch and in shape. They are a way of keeping my …