| September 25, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today that Lakenheath Middle School has been chosen as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School.This award, presented by the U.S. Department of Education, recognizes schools that exhibit high performance and/or significant improvement in reading and mathematics achievement.
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has honored and acknowledged great American public and private elementary, middle, and high schools since 1982. A National Blue Ribbon Schools flag waving overhead has become a trademark of excellence, a symbol of quality recognized by everyone from parents to policy-makers in thousands of communities. For more information go to http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=120849
The community of Lakenheath Middle School is proud to receive this recognition for the hard work accomplished by students and staff every day.