Indiana Blue Ribbon schools named

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INDIANAPOLIS – Several Indiana schools are celebrating the title of being a “Blue Ribbon School” – a title that indicates they routinely exceed expectations and offer exceptional education to our state’s youth.

Out of the 335 schools nationally honored, 10 are found in the Hoosier state.

“These schools have achieved a level of excellence that Hoosiers can be proud of,” Gov. Mike Pence said in a statement. “The success of our Blue Ribbon schools is consistent with our state’s continuous gains in graduation rates and test scores and the hard work of educators throughout the state. As we take pride in the schools that have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools, let us also pay tribute to all the teachers, administrators and faculty around the state of Indiana who have done tremendous work in ensuring that our kids get the education they deserve.”

Indiana’s 10 Blue Ribbon schools are the following:

  • Centerton Elementary School in Martinsville
  • Farmersville Elementary School in Mount Vernon
  • Memorial Elementary School in Valparaiso
  • Murdock Elementary School in Lafayette
  • North Elementary School in Poseyville
  • Oak Trace Elementary School in Westfield
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Carmel
  • Prairie Vista Elementary School in Granger
  • Saint Pius X Catholic School in Granger
  • South Adams High School in Berne

All Blue Ribbon schools will be recognized for their achievement in November at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. is a news website powered by Franklin College journalism students.

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