Job Well Done

The Arkansas Department of Education has announced that Caldwell Elementary School has received $25,236 through the Arkansas Recognition Program. Awards are based on information from the 2017-18 school year. Schools that receive the funds are in the top 10 percent of public schools that achieve high student performance on state requires assessments and the top 10 percent that achieve high student academic growth. On hand to celebrate the honor were, from left, Assistant Principal Jennifer Almond, Benton Mayor Tom Farmer, state Rep. Lanny Fite, Benton Chamber of Commerce President Gary James and state Rep. Kim Hammer.