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2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools Celebrate!


Students at Worthington Christian Elementary School (Columbus, OH) produced a news segment on their school’s recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School.

Principal Angela Clenendon of Coeburn Middle School (Coeburn, VA) attributes her school’s NBRS recognition to concerted efforts by teachers, staff, students, and parents.

Students at Weiner Elementary School (Weiner, AR) watching Secretary John B. King’s announcement break into cheers and later, the school song.

Students and staff a St. Joseph’s Academy, Baton Rouge, LA celebrate the school’s fourth NBRS award.

Student enthusiasm is high at Young Women’s Leadership Academy (Fort Worth, TX) as the school’s National Blue Ribbon School status is announced.

Principal Tara Estep announces to teachers at Hansen Elementary School (Cedar Falls, IA) that the school has been named a National Blue Ribbon School.

Students at St. Joan of Arc School (Hershey, PA) celebrate their award with pom-poms and cheers.

Students at Penn Alexander School (Philadelphia, PA) cheer their award as blue confetti falls from the ceiling.

A local news station covers the NBRS 2016 announcement at Challenger Intermediate School (Goddard, KS).

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