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Baker receives State Citizenship Award

CJ Senior Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Citizenship

Carl Junction Senior Alex Baker has been recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to receive the 2021 Missouri Award for Outstanding Achievement in Citizenship.

This award is based on exemplary civic actions, academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, and community service. Baker will be honored on an award recipient virtual assembly and will receive a plaque.

Baker plans to attend Missouri Southern, participating as an athlete and pursuing a career in education. He was nominated for this honor by Carl Junction High School Teacher, Terry Higgins. He is the son of Mark and Stacie Baker.

This is the fourteenth year in a row that a Carl Junction Senior has received this honor.