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Recognition Ceremony

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Recognition Ceremony is held each year in November in Washington, DC. At the ceremony, school representatives and supporters have an opportunity to share ideas, converse with USDE officials about excellence in education, and attend a networking reception. Each school receives a National Blue Ribbon School flag and plaque at a lively awards luncheon.