PLAS recognized as AISA Blue Ribbon School

Published 11:00 pm Thursday, February 28, 2013

The Alabama Independent School Association has announced that Pike Liberal Arts School has attained the AISA Blue Ribbon School designation for the 2012-2013 school year.

An AISA Blue Ribbon School exemplifies excellence in teaching, student performance, school life and school and community interaction. A Blue Ribbon School award winner is recognized as an excellent school involved in an on-going process of school improvement.

The Blue Ribbon School award recognized PLAS for having attained a high level of excellence in the areas of student and teacher performance, plant and facilities, student life and community involvement.

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This is the fifth year that PLAS has attained the Blue Ribbon School designation.

“We are proud to receive this recognition by AISA,” said Ceil Sikes, PLAS headmaster.

“The most important factor for educational success is the continued encouragement and support of our families. Education is a continuous work in progress and Pike Liberal Arts will strive to improve in all facets of school life on a daily basis.”

Sikes said that, since 1970, the AISA has been steadfast in its efforts to maintain an organization of independently operated non-public schools that are rich in diversity, committed to academic excellence and deeply concerned about the growth and development of children and youth.