Student Spotlight: Claire Pruitt

Claire Pruitt is a 5th grader in Mr. Harris’s class. He describes her as a high achiever, good natured and an excellent citizen. Claire is active in many extra-curricular activities at New Garden. Last Spring, she played a “centipede’ in New Garden’s spring production of “James and the Giant Peach.” She is eagerly awaiting the spring of 2017 to star in whatever production New Garden may have. Outside of school, she currently has a starring role as an evil minion in the “Enchanted Sleeping Beauty.” Other extra- curricular activities include “Reading Olympics,” in which she is the captain, 24 Math Club, chorus, where she will be a part of a group solo singing “Journey in Peace” and she takes violin lessons with Mrs. Mata. If that wasn’t enough, she plays lacrosse for the Blue Demons. Academically, she has read over 3,000 minutes this school year for the Reading Around the World program.  She aspires to one day become an actress or a baker. She loves New Garden because the teachers and the students are so nice to each other. Her words of wisdom to her peers are, “Never give up! Show perseverance!”