School District Receives 23rd Consecutive Financial Award
- April 6, 2009
The East Baton Rouge Parish School System once again has been honored by the Government Finance Officers Association. For the 23rd consecutive year, the School System has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
This is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. The School System’s Finance Department helps manage the district-wide budget, which totals about $433 million in 2008-2009 expenditures.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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