Sep 18th, 2013
BABSON PARK – The State of Florida awarded its Five Star School Award to the four elementary schools in the Lake Wales Charter Schools system.
Certificates for the 2012-2013 awards were presented Monday (Sept. 16) during the monthly LWCS Board of Trustees meeting in Babson Park.
Pictured (l-r) are Superintendent Jesse Jackson, Janie Howard Wilson Elementary Principal Barbara Jones, Polk Avenue Elementary Principal Gail Quam, Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary Principal Ken Henson, Hillcrest Elementary Principal Jennifer Barrow, and Trustees Chair Keith Wadsworth.
To earn Five Star School recognition for exemplary community involvement, a school must document 100 percent achievement in five categories: business partnerships; family involvement; volunteerism; student community service; and school advisory councils.