COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Some local high school students got some very special recognition Monday night as schools around the area wrap up another year of classes.
Shaw High School held Honors Night for students, handing out awards in a host of subjects ranging from physical education to foreign language to math and science.
The school also honored the top student of the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes. They also paid tribute to the top ten of the senior class and announced the valedictorian.
"Well this is just a culmination of all the hard work that our wonderful students put in throughout the course of the year," said Shaw principal Michael Barden. "Being a high school student today is a tough job, you've got to put in a lot of hours especially if you want to break that top ten in each class."
A special award was also given out to the two instructors of Shaw's J.R.O.T.C. Newsleader 9 is proud to be a partner in education with Shaw High School.