Librarians Receive Laura Bush Foundation Awards
- August 12, 2010
This summer, the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries awarded $1,098,634 in grants to 188 school libraries, including four East Baton Rouge Parish School System schools. Librarians (pictured, left to right) Neveena Bengston of Scotlandville Middle Pre-Engineering Academy, Kimberly Naquin-Neucere of Broadmoor Middle School, Barbara Bevis of Arlington Preparatory Academy and Sandra Harrison of Highland Elementary School each received a $6,000 award to update, extend and diversify the book and print collections at their schools.
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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