Bethel Elementary receives national honor
Bethel Elementary School on Old River Road has received a national award as a Title I Distinguished School, something never before achieved in Haywood County according to Public School Superintendent Dr. Anne Garrett.
“We have so many things at Bethel to be proud of – great leadership, exceptional teachers, community and parent support and most importantly outstanding students,” Garrett said at a Feb. 26 school celebration. “It is an honor and a privilege to recognize each of you today for your hard work and extra efforts. You have indeed achieved something that has never been accomplished in the Haywood County Schools.
“You received the National Title One Distinguished School Award for student achievement. This places our school among the best in the entire nation – not Haywood County not ...