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Castlewood High School in Russell County earned a $100,000 Celebrate My Drive grant from State Farm. The school will use $10,000 on a teen driver safety program for students. The remaining funds will be used to create an outdoor classroom, lunch area and other projects. Six other Virginia high schools earned $25,000 grants. See the complete list of 2014 winners.
Cindy Ferek, a physical education and driver training teacher at Turner Ashby High in Rockingham County, was one of five teachers honored nationally in the Dream Big Challenge competition. See how her Two Wheels Squared Driving Course Challenge proposal earned her Rose Bowl Parade recognition and her school $100,000 through Farmer’s Insurance Thank A Million Teachers initiative.
Two Elementary Schools Earn National Title I School Distinction – December 11, 2014
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