1997 GII Award
The WORLD SCHOOL Program won a 1997 Semi-Finalist GII Next Generation Award in the Third Annual Global Information Infrastructure (GII) Awards program. There were over 800 entrants judged in eleven categories.
"The WORLD SCHOOL partnership creates uniform, equitable, statewide Internet access for educators and all K-12 students to increase student achievement. Having an equal opportunity to learn, experience other cultures and expand skills, a statewide student population is becoming the knowledge workforce for West Virginia's future." (quoted from the West Virginia State Home Page, April 2000)