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Blue Ribbon Recipients!

National Blue Ribbon Award Recipient - Crofton High School

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CROFTON HIGH SCHOOL IS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION

 

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Crofton High School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Crofton High School is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.

 

Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.  

 

High school principal Johnnie Ostermeyer along with Crofton superintendent Corey Dahl, board president Bob Evans and teacher Tom Vollmer will represent Crofton High School at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.

 

For more information about Crofton High School, please contact the school office at 402-388-2440. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/

BlueRibbonPressRelease (1).pdf

Article in the Yankton P&D 

Youtube Video (Crofton is at 13:02)