St. Thomas More Named 2016 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Jerry Raymond
Date: September 28, 2106
Saint Thomas More Catholic School is named one of the best in the nation
U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that St. Thomas More Catholic School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. St. Thomas More Catholic 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.
Mr. Jerry Raymond and Fr. Mark Horak will represent St. Thomas More Catholic School at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.
For more information about St. Thomas More Catholic School, please contact the school office at 404-373-8456. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/