U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced that St. Mary School in Alexandria, KY has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. St. Mary is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.
Private schools are nominated for the award by the Council for American Private Education based on standardized test scores and a comprehensive application and review process.
Mr. Matt Grosser, principal, and Mrs. Mary Helen Wagner, religion teacher, will represent St. Mary at the national awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on November 8.