CUMMING, Ga. – Liberty Middle School won big at the recent GAMSP (Georgia Association of Middle School Principals) annual fall conference, held in Savannah. The school brought numerous recognitions back, including:
• 2013-2016 Effective Middle School Program Award for Liberty Middle's iTeam initiative
• District 14 Outstanding Principal Award for Principal Connie Stovall
• District 14 Outstanding Assistant Principal Award and Georgia 2013 Outstanding Assistant Principal Award for Assistant Principal Robin Sweat
• 2013 Educational Patron Award for Vulcan Materials
Sweat, who will now go on to national competition, expressed her gratitude about receiving the state title for outstanding assistant principal.
"I am humbled by this award and look forward to representing Georgia nationally in the months ahead," she said.
"We are honored to receive all of these recognitions," said Stovall. "Vulcan's support has been vital in many of the programs we offer here, and we sincerely appreciate their continued efforts to provide these experiences for our students."
Vulcan was recognized as an outstanding business partner for Liberty Middle. Only three companies in the state were awarded this high honor.
The Effective Middle School Program Award is to recognize schools "with effective middle grades education programs," according to the GAMSP website. Liberty's iTeam program competed with others statewide. It will hold this designation for three years as an initiative that best exemplifies the philosophy of the middle school while assuring academic success for its students.