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Media Availability: Military Flagship School Award at Columbus High School

State leaders will visit Columbus High School on Wednesday, April 3 to celebrate the school’s receipt of the Military Flagship School Award. Media are welcomed to attend and cover this event.

Columbus High is one of six inaugural Military Flagship Schools recognized by the Georgia Department of Education. The award recognizes schools going above and beyond to provide a supportive environment for military students and families. Military Flagship Schools provide specific outreach to military families and recognize and accommodate their unique needs. Learn more here.

MEDIA ACCESS & CONTACT: Media are invited to attend and cover the event. Contact Meghan Frick, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us. The day of the event, please send a text message to 404-416-2286 if needed.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 3

1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Columbus High School

1700 Cherokee Avenue

Columbus, GA 31906

WHO:

State School Superintendent Richard Woods

Rep. Dave Belton, Chair – Military Affairs Working Group of the Georgia House of Representatives

Rep. Calvin Smyre

Other state and local officials

VISUALS: Remarks from state and local officials and banner presentation
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