PROCLAMATION

 

A PROCLAMATION TO COMMEND THE STUDENTS AND ADMINISTRATION OF C. HUNTER RITCHIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, THE FAUQUIER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, AND THE RESIDENTS OF SCOTT MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT FOR RECEIPT OF THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF EDUCATIONíS  BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL AWARD

 

WHEREAS, C. Hunter Ritchie Elementary School is a recent recipient of the United States Secretary of Educationís Blue Ribbon School Award; and

 

WHEREAS, the Blue Ribbon School Award is intended to commend those schools exceeding the requirements of compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act; and

 

WHEREAS, the Blue Ribbon School Award is one of only seven awards given to public and private schools; and

 

WHEREAS, the Award is one of only four given to public education systems in the Commonwealth of Virginia; and

 

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors wishes to recognize the students and administration of C. Hunter Ritchie Elementary School, the Fauquier County School Board, and the residents of the Scott Magisterial District for this considerable achievement; now, therefore; be it

 

PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 14th day of October 2004, That the Board of Supervisors expresses its appreciation to and commends the students and administration of C. Hunter Ritchie Elementary School, the Fauquier County School Board, and the residents of Scott Magisterial District for receiving the Blue Ribbon Award.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Harry F. Atherton

Chairman of the Board