November 7, 2017

Senator Young Hosts Pleasant View Elementary Educators in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) held a reception Tuesday in honor of the seven Indiana schools that received the National Blue Ribbon Schools award from the U.S. Department of Education. Pleasant View Elementary in Zionsville, Ind., was among the award recipients. 

“Indiana is blessed with truly remarkable educators and some of the best schools in the country,”Senator Young said. “The Blue Ribbon schools we recognized today are the best of the best, and I’m proud of their hard work.”

Principal Stacy Smith, two teachers, and an administrator from Pleasant View were in attendance at the reception. Two photos from the event are attached.

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognized 342 schools nationwide in this, its 35th year. Indiana’s seven recipients were “Exemplary High Performing” schools that received the highest scores on nationally normed tests.

Pleasant View

Pleasant View

The following Indiana schools achieved Blue Ribbon status:

Barr-Reeve Elementary School

Montgomery, Ind.

James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School

New Castle, Ind.

Maple Elementary School

Avon, Ind.

White Lick Elementary School

Brownsburg, Ind.

Pleasant View Elementary School

Zionsville, Ind.

College Wood Elementary School

Carmel, Ind.

Eden Elementary School

Greenfield, Ind.