McKenzie Keeney, a sixth-grade student at Jordan-Small Middle School, is The Windham Eagle’s Student of the Week. Keeney states that science is her favorite subject.
“There are so many remarkable facets to McKenzie Keeney, it is difficult to know where to begin,” stated her teacher. “McKenzie is the kind of student who is always looking for ways to help. She has a quiet leadership style that is appreciated by both teachers and peers, and she never hesitates to lend a hand. Caring and welcoming, she greets everyone with the same verve. She has an environmental awareness and a kindness that extends beyond what you’d expect. In the classroom, she is creative and tireless, always looks for new ways to challenge herself. She is an amazing science student, excelling in every lab, assignment, discussion, and assessment. She is here to learn, and her open mind-set and positive disposition brighten our classrooms. McKenzie makes JSMS a better place, and we cannot wait to see where life takes her.”
Keen states that group work and projects are what makes learning fun for her. She enjoys participating in band, dance, drama, cross-country running and basketball. During her free time, she likes to read.
She lives at home with her three sisters, two dogs, four chickens, two Guinea pigs and two cats.