BTW honored by Education Dept.

The U.S. Department of Education cited Booker T. Washington High School and its other Oklahoma public schools 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools for their academic excellence.

Oklahoma’s 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools are Washington High School (Tulsa Public Schools), L. Mendel Rivers Elementary School in Altus (Altus Public Schools), Northwood Elementary School in Piedmont (Piedmont Public Schools) and Sadler Arts Academy in Muskogee (Muskogee Public Schools).

The U.S. Department of Education named 329 National Blue Ribbon Schools this year. All will be honored in a ceremony Nov. 7-8 in Washington, D.C.