A Virginia  teen has been able to achieve an incredible feat very few students can achieve; now her high school is recognizing her for it.
Midlothian High School has recognized Essence Mitchell, a senior at the school, for perfect attendance throughout her entire academic career.
That’s right; Essence has never missed a day of school since Kindergarten.
Essence’s  mom, Tawanna Mitchell said she recently realized the impressive feat while talking with one of Essence’s teachers about a college recommendation letter.
“That’s when it clicked; she’s never missed a day of school,” Mitchell said.
She said she used to keep track of her attendance in elementary school, but lost sight of it through middle and high school. “It just happened that way,” she said.
“Her dad and I encouraged her to be all that she can be in all her endeavors,” Mitchell said.
“I think I’m most proud of Essence because she not just willing to just do …