Dutchtown 8th grader awarded Louisiana Middle School Student of the Year

2016 Louisiana Middle School Student of the Year

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Dutchtown Middle School student has been named the 2016 Louisiana Middle School Student of the Year.

Hiba Hasan, an eighth grader at Dutchtown Middle School, received the award Wednesday night.

Just barely a teen, Hasan already has an impressive resume. She is a visual artist, plays the flute and is in the robotics and 4-H clubs among others.

Hasan says that she recognizes all of the students that work hard.

"I'm very humbled because there's so many people that do many different activities, participate in many sports and have very good grades so I'm very honored to be on top," says Hasan.

Hasan says that one day her dream is to become a journalist.

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