Academy Awarded Golden Pencil

The 2021 Golden Pencil Award goes to Red River Academic Academy.  It was presented by United Way of Northwest Louisiana early Monday morning.  Accepting was Academy Principal Jacqueline Daniels.

In accepting the award on behalf of her faculty, Daniels said, “Here at R-R-A-A we are a caring giving loving family.  This is who we are and what we do.”  The faculty repeated their slogan, “Here at RRAA we excel every day.”

Superintendent Alison Hughes congratulated the faculty of the Academic Academy for their 100% participation in the United Way campaign.  Hughes said, “The United Way works with us to provide backpacks and school supplies to students.  That is funded primarily by employee donations.”

Note that all of the schools in the parish participated in the United Way campaign.  The Golden Pencil Award went to the school with the highest percentage of employee participation.  Red River Academic Academy had 100% participation.

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