Nuckols Farm Elementary to be Honored with National Blue Ribbon School Award

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    A celebration will be held at Nuckols Farm Elementary School in honor of its naming as a National Blue Ribbon School. Nuckols Farm was one of seven public schools and two private schools in Virginia to receive the distinguished honor.

    The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students’ levels of academic achievement. Since 1982, the U.S. Department of Education’s National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has honored America’s most successful public and private elementary, middle, and high schools.

    “We are just so excited,” said Nuckols Farm Principal Mary Cox. “Nuckols Farm Elementary has a tremendous staff and community that are dedicated to excellence every day and the success of each one of our students. This award is such an honor and we see it as a springboard for continuing to grow and achieve.”

    To celebrate this honor, Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education from the U.S. Department of Education, will attend the celebration along with other Henrico County dignitaries and officials.

    The celebration will be held on September 20th  at 1:00 p.m.