Worthington Christian Elementary School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in the Exemplary High Performance category in an announcement made recently by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr.
WCES is one of only 50 private schools across the nation to receive the award this year. The school was nominated for the award by the Council for American Private Education (CAPE) and selected by the U.S. Department of Education after a rigorous application process, according to information released by the school. “Our application emphasized our commitment to our mission as a Christian school as a primary driver for our students’ success. It is a testament to God’s grace and faithfulness, and we are extremely grateful to be blessed with the award,” the Worthington Christian Schools website stated.
Below is a video announcement from the Worthington Christian High School iJournalism class, which includes interviews with Troy McIntosh, head of school, and Jim Parrish, WCES principal and assistant head of school.