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2015 Celebration Stories

From blue tee-shirts to blue ice cream, from parades to official ceremonies, National Blue Ribbon Schools celebrate their recognition in a host of creative ways. Here are some videos produced by or about 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Lip Dub Celebration Song - 6:24
Students, staff, and parents of Eastover Elementary School (Bloomfield Hills, MI) composed a song to celebrate their 2015 NBRS status; students and staff perform the song in this video.

Two schools in Acadiana receive National Blue Ribbon Award - 1:38
Local news station KATC celebrates Martin Petitjean Elementary (Rayne, LA) and South Crowley Elementary (Crowley, LA) on their National Blue Ribbon School status.

Vistancia Elementary Blue Ribbon School Celebration - 3:35
A local news station covered of the Vistancia Elementary School (Peoria, AZ) celebrations on being named one of four Arizona schools to reach National Blue Ribbon status in 2015.

2015 National Blue Ribbon School Wines Elementary, Ann Arbor Public Schools - 4:11
Ann Arbor (MI) Area Videography produced this video about Wines Elementary School that inter-cuts ceremony footage, Washington DC footage, and Secretary Arne Duncan’s announcement to celebrate the school’s success.

Middle College High School Named Blue Ribbon - 1:54
Principal Docia Generette-Walker and faculty describe how Middle College High School (Memphis, TN) merited National Blue Ribbon School status.

Del Rey Receives NBRS Award in 2015! - 3:27
Parent and filmmaker Reka Pigniczky captures the excitement when Del Rey Elementary School (Orinda, CA) learns of its NBRS status.

Blue Ribbon School - 11:54
Superintendent Dr. Cedric Gray celebrates the National Blue Ribbon School award at Casey Elementary School (Jackson, MS), an arts-focused school.

Olmito Elementary Named 2015 NBRS - 1:46
Students at Olmito Elementary School (Brownsville, TX) express delight at being named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.

Hawks Rise Elementary Named NBRS! - 2:04
Principal Evy Friend and state and district dignitaries celebrate the 2015 NBRS recognition of Hawks Rise Elementary School (Tallahassee, FL).

Blue Ribbon Celebration! - 0:44
Students and Principal Sportello-Giusta of The Academy of Talented Scholars (Brooklyn, NY) sing about their 2015 award.