Sunday November 29th, 2015 4:22PM

Two local schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools

By Derreck Booth Anchor/reporter
WASHINGTON D.C. - Two schools in our area were among eight in Georgia named 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education Tuesday.

Sugar Hill Elementary in Hall County was named an Exemplary Improving School. Daves Creek Elementary in Forsyth County was named an Exemplary High Performing School.

"92 percent of Sugar Hill students qualifying for free and reduced lunch does not impede the incredible learning that is taking place, every day! "Character, Competency, Rigor
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