“This school exemplifies the best of career and technical education in West Virginia,” said State Superintendent Dr. David Stewart. “We’re proud to honor this outstanding school with this award.”
According to Adam J. Sponaugle, Assistant State Superintendent of Schools - Technical and Adult Education Services, the Monongalia County School was selected because of numerous factors.
“The school’s staff prepared and submitted an excellent application, clearly documenting an institutional commitment to providing the highest quality service to students and the community,” he explained. “The dedication with which the school’s staff approached the implementation of significant education reforms was one of the major factors we examined. This Monongalia County school is an exemplary career and technical education center.”
Earlier this month, the Department of Education announced that 17 elementary, middle, junior high and high schools have been named as West Virginia Schools of Excellence for 2000.