Cumberland Hall School was recently designated as an Alternative Program of Distinction and the Christian County School District is celebrating the honor.
According to a news release, the distinction comes after an excessive on site visit by Kentucky Education Commissioner Dr. Wayne Lewis, who called the alternative education program exemplary. He says he hopes that Cumberland Hall will serve as an example to other program across the state.
Principal Chris Gilkey, pleased with the distinction says, “Our teachers and staff work very hard to ensure students enrolled at Cumberland Hall receive a rigorous and comprehensive education.”
Superintendent Mary Ann Gemmill praised the staff at Cumberland Hall and the students who attend there, saying she appreciates all their hardwork.
As part of this recognition, Cumberland Hall School will receive a monetary award for instructional support and will be formally recognized June 6 at the Kentucky Board of Education meeting in Frankfort.