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Top state education official visits Calcasieu to honor schools

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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

State Superintendent of Education, John White, was in Southwest Louisiana Thursday to speak to local public school administrators.

White met with some school principals to award their schools for being named a "top gains" school.

Twenty schools in Calcasieu will get a cash award that can be used for educational purposes at the schools. Each one will get $8,453.

"We applaud these schools for their dedication to increasing student achievement," White said. "It's a privilege to be able to celebrate that achievement by rewarding them with additional funding to sustain this momentum."

Those on the list are:

Barbe High School

Bell City High School

DeQuincy High School

Dolby Elementary School

Frasch Elementary School

W.T. Henning Elementary School

Sam Houston High School

Iowa High School

John F. Kennedy Elementary School

E.K. Key Elementary School

Maplewood Middle School

Moss Bluff Elementary School

A.A. Nelson Elementary School

Cypress Cove Elementary School

Prien Lake Elementary School

Starks High School

Vincent Settlement Elementary School

Vinton High School

Westlake High School

Westwood Elementary School

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