Rep Hooker honors Brown Elementary for receiving national Blue Ribbon award

first_img16Nov Rep. Hooker honors Brown Elementary for receiving national Blue Ribbon award BYRON CENTER – Rep. Tom Hooker joined with students, teachers and administrators at Brown Elementary School today, celebrating the school’s Blue Ribbon award for “School of Excellence.”“This is a testament to the hard work being done by the teachers, administrators and students at Brown Elementary,” Rep. Hooker said. “I’m proud to have been a teacher in the same Byron Center school district for 37 years and it’s encouraging to see the success in the classrooms has continued to this day.”The national Blue Ribbon program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, honoring public and private schools for overall academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps. Brown Elementary School also was honored in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 9-10, picking up the award during a Blue Ribbon celebration that preceded today’s local events. Categories: Newslast_img read more