Megan Diffey, who has dyslexia, is being recognized with a Yes I Can! award from the Council for Exceptional Children for academic achievement. Diffey, a 17-year-old senior from Lakeland, Fla., struggled through elementary school before becoming a straight-A student who has been accepted to the University of Central Florida's Burnett Honors College, where she plans to study developmental psychology. Diffey will receive the award at the CEC Convention next week.
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