Deadline to apply for 2018 Safe Schools Initiative Awards of Excellence is Feb. 25


Special to the
Opelika Observer

Attorney Gen. Steve Marshall is reminding public and private schools throughout Alabama that nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Safe Schools Initiate Awards of Excellence. The deadline for schools to submit applications is February 25.
This spring, the Attorney General’s Office will honor private school winners from north, central and south Alabama, in addition to the winners from each of the state’s eight public school board districts.
“These awards offer a valuable opportunity to honor schools that are succeeding with outstanding safety plans, to recognize procedures that work well and to encourage implementation of these methods throughout Alabama to keep our children safer,” Marshall said.
Marshall plans to visit winning schools this spring to personally present the award in honor of each school’s accomplishment.
For more information, visit the Attorney General’s website at Please note that nominations are requested to be sent in a digital PDF, if possible, to The nominations will be reviewed by an independent panel of judges.


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