Tulsa’s Booker T. Washington, Sadler Arts in Muskogee among four Oklahoma schools with National Blue Ribbon recognition

Originally posted on Tulsa World
Four Oklahoma schools, including one in Tulsa and one in Muskogee, were recognized by the U.S. secretary of education Thursday as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2016, putting them among 329 schools nationwide to receive the award this year. Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Sadler Arts Academy in Muskogee, L. Mendel Rivers Elementary School in Altus and Northwood Elementary School in Piedmont received the recognition based on “overall academic excellence,” according to a news release. They are among 279 public and 50 private schools that will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 7 and 8.

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