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Lee-Scott Academy announced last Wednesday that it is the recipient of an Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) Blue Ribbon School Award, the AISA Class AAA President’s Award and the AISA Class AAA Chairman’s Award for the 2021-22 school year. The AISA delivered the awards to Headmaster Dr. Stan Cox on Tuesday.
“Lee-Scott Academy is delighted to receive the AISA President’s Award, Chairman’s Award and be named a Blue Ribbon School for 2022,” Cox said. “It’s fantastic when your peers recognize your team’s hard work. I cannot emphasize enough that LSA has the best administrative, instructional and coaching staff. I’m so grateful to be surrounded by this group of educators every single day. Their innovation, hard work and student-centered approach create an exciting and excellent place to learn, work and play.”
The AISA Blue Ribbon Award program is sponsored by the AISA to recognize member schools with outstanding educational programs. In order to be considered for the AISA Blue Ribbon Award, a school must complete a rigorous application process and exemplify excellence in scholastic achievement, professional learning, student involvement and community interaction.
The President’s Award was established by the AISA for the specific purpose of recognizing member schools that achieve academic excellence during the school year, and it is awarded to only one school per academic classification, which is based on student enrollment. The criteria for winning the AISA President’s Award include achievement in all areas of school excellence such as: academic achievement, professional development, extra-curricular involvement, school improvement and other activities that celebrate excellence in education. In addition, this award also serves as a symbol of recognition to the individuals who have given their time to serve as president to the Alabama Independent School Association.
The Chairman’s Award was established by the AISA for the specific purpose of recognizing member schools that achieve athletic excellence during the school year. This award also serves as a symbol of recognition to the individuals who have given their time to serve as Chairperson of the Alabama Independent School Association Athletic Committee. The criteria for winning the AISA Chairman’s Award include achievement in all areas of the school’s athletic programs: state champions in all sports, participation in different sports, finishing in the top four in-state play-offs, sportsmanship, student-athlete award and no eligibility problems.