Students of Year to be honored

Staff reports

The Iberville Parish School System will recognize the 2011 Students of the year Awards at a program at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (January 12) at the Iberville Parish Alternative School (OP CENTER). 

Students of academic achievement who have demonstrated leadership ability and citizenship will be honored from each school, and three district winners who will advance to Regional Student of the Year competition will be named.

The Students of the Year Program is designed to recognize outstanding elementary, middle/junior high and high school students. Every public and approved non-public school in the state with students enrolled in grades 5, 8 and 12 were invited to participate in the program, patterned after the Teacher of the Year Awards Program.

The Louisiana State Superintendent through the State Department of Education and the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education sponsors the Students of the Year Awards Program