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Long High wins Governor's Cup

Honor is second in three years

POSTED: December 4, 2008 5:00 a.m.
Photo by Mike Riddle/

Long County High School Principal Dr. Delores Mallard and Assistant Principal Scotty Hattaway hold the 2008 Governor's Cup trophy.

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Long County High School recently was recognized as a regional winner of the Governor’s Cup by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
According to Perdue, the school earned this award by showing significant, three-year average gains in critical reading and math SAT scores.
Perdue said the competition for this award brings attention to the importance of focusing on subjects that help increase SAT scores, making postsecondary education a reality for more students.
The school received a trophy and a $1,000 grant to assists the school in SAT preparation.
“I am so proud of
our school for receiving this award, and all the credit in the world has to go out to the students, teachers and the parents for making this happen,” said LCHS Principal Dr. Delores Mallard.
Long County Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters spoke of the award at the November board of education meeting.
“I commend the high school on receiving this award. All I can say when I hear something like this is, this is good stuff.”
LCHS won the award in 2005 as well.
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