PUBLISHED: 10:26 AM on Tuesday, September 5, 2006
Mendenhall Auto Center's Student of the Week

Gracie Meiners, 10, is a fifth-grader in Deborah Eriksen's and Kris Kiernan's class at Auke Bay Elementary School. Gracie plays softball for the Midnight Suns. She also is a member of the Juneau Jumpers. "It's something challenging and a lot of fun," she said. Gracie said she enjoys attending Auke Bay Elementary. "I like the teachers because of how nice they are and how they do things," she said. "I have a lot of friends here." Her favorite subject is math. "It's a fun subject,' Gracie said. "It's very interesting."