MOUNT VERNON — Special students from around the county received recognition Thursday at the 2013 Education in Action Awards ceremony held Thursday in the Knox County Career Center.
Teachers nominated students who, individually or as a group, have positively impacted their schools and/or communities. Achievement categories included academics, arts, athletics, community service, employment, extracurricular activity and independent living skills. As the awards were announced one-by-one, the presenter listed that particular student’s qualities which sparked his or her nomination.
Family, friends, school administrators and instructors applauded proudly as students accepted well-deserved certificates and medals, and several honorees received recognition in multiple categories.
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