McCallie Honors Middle Schoolars

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Some two-dozen awards were handed out to McCallie Middle School students on Tuesday at the annual year-end Middle School Awards Day. The awards recognized students for their outstanding academic achievements as well as for their talents and leadership.

In addition, the ceremony served as an opportunity to recognize students who would serve in next year's student Senate as well as those who scored well on national language exams. 

For more information visit the Awards Days 2013 web page.


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