Fifth grader Abby Girardeau from Cypress Elementary is the Leander ISD Fine Arts Student of the Week.

Abby excels in many areas including academics, piano, ukulele, voice, acting and athletics. She is part of a winning competitive hip-hop dance team, and she has had leading roles with multiple solos in Alice in Wonderland and Aladdin.

According to her teachers, Abby is also a great leader and role model to younger students and her own peers. She is always kind, caring, polite and enthusiastic. She is eager to help others succeed when the opportunity arises.

“Abby Girardeau always gives 100% effort in whatever she endeavors to do! She excels in piano, voice, acting and even hip-hop!” Performing Arts Teacher Laura Ashley Butler said. “Despite her endless talent, Abby always manages to stay humble and actively seeks out ways to help others around her.”