Shelly Harmon was named the Lee’s Summit R-7 Learning for Life Award winner for February. She is the principal’s secretary at Summit Technology Academy.

The award is presented to one employee each month who is nominated by co-workers and selected by a staff committee.

“Shelly is one of the most caring, positive, diligent and friendly people I have ever worked with in my 24 years in education,” said a colleague. “She truly cares about kids and strives to find meaningful ways to make a difference in their lives every day.”