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Larson Announces 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award for Portland Middle School

September 30, 2014
Press Release

Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced today that Portland Middle School has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education. Each school will receive a National Blue Ribbon plaque and a flag in honor of its status.

“Congratulations to Principal Scott Giegerich, the staff, teachers, parents, and especially the students of Portland Middle School for being recognized as a model of excellence,” said Larson. “This coveted award signifies that the school has not only achieved academic excellence, but has created a safe and welcoming environment for children to learn and grow. This distinction is well-deserved based on their commitment to closing the achievement gap, and for challenging their students to tackle advanced coursework.”