A second Warren County school has been honored as a reward school for excellence in education.
Warren County Director of Schools Bobby Cox announced during the Thursday night meeting of the Board of Education that Dibrell Elementary has been recognized by the Tennessee Department of Education as a reward school for 2016-17.
In an email read from Tennessee Commissioner of Education Dr. Candice McQueen, she stated “I have excellent news for you. We will identify Dibrell Elementary as a reward school for 2016-17 after review of the data. I will be sending you an official letter and we will order your banner as well. Congratulations.”
Director Cox stated in the meeting, “We are very excited and proud of Dibrell Elementary and the work of their students, staff and community. We join with the commissioner in honoring them for this great accomplishment.”
Dibrell joins Morrison Elementary as the two schools in Warren County recognized this year as reward schools.
Said Cox, “This is the first time in my tenure as an administrator in our school district which dates back to 1999 that I can remember having two schools recognized by the state as reward schools in the same year. We are very excited and proud.”
Reward schools include the top 10 percent of schools based on one of two pathways which include performance and progress."