Hobbs Williams Elementary School Named 2020 National Blue Ribbon School
The Grand Prairie Independent School District is proud to announce that Hobbs Williams Elementary School has been named a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School. Williams is one of only 367 schools across the country to be recognized today by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as a Blue Ribbon School based on overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
“We are extremely proud of the students and staff of Hobbs Williams Elementary School,” said Linda Ellis, GPISD Superintendent of Schools. “This award affirms their hard work and commitment to excellence.”
The coveted National Blue Ribbon Schools award affirms the work of educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Ceremony will be held virtually Nov. 12 and 13. However, the school will receive a plaque and flag honoring this recognition in the mail.
Way to go Hobbs Williams Elementary School!
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