The LakewoodChautauqua South Rotary Club has announced that Mika Walters has been chosen as the Student of the Month for May.
Mika is a fifth-grade student in Mrs. Piazza's class at Southwestern Elementary School. Mika's favorite subjects are social studies, art, music, math and reading. Mika's interests include Kung Fu, ice skating, photography, playing with her pets, jumping on the trampoline, and swimming.
Mika was also a finalist in the CASA Art Contest, placing second out of 252 entries. Mika is interested in pursuing a career as a teacher, a veterinarian, or any other job working with animals.
Mika is the daughter of Tim and Hiroko Walters and shares her home with her brother Kenji as well as many different pets including dogs, ferrets, a chameleon, fish, sugar gliders, degus, a rabbit and a chinchilla.
Mika was awarded a certificate from the Rotary Club and a gift certificate for the Off the Beaten Path Bookstore in Lakewood courtesy of the Rotary Club and Off the Beaten Path for her accomplishments.