SCORE give awards for improved school achievement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Trousdale County schools district has won a $25,000 award for dramatic improvement in student achievement, while individual schools in Clarksville-Montgomery County, Cumberland County and Tipton County won $10,000 each.

The schools are Norman Smith Elementary in Clarksville-Montgomery County, Frank P. Brown Elementary in Cumberland County and Covington High in Tipton County.

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education awarded the third annual SCORE prizes Monday evening in Nashville.

The group also gave a $500 scholarship to Sarah Martin of Hillwood High School in Nashville during the event for winning the Students Rise to the Challenge video competition. SCORE also awarded a $500 scholarship to Rolanda Mack of Covington High, the winner of the first Students Rise to the Challenge competition in 2012.

SCORE founder Dr. Bill Frist was host for the event.

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