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Two Okaloosa County High Schools Awarded Five Star School Award

Two Okaloosa County High Schools, Niceville and Fort Walton Beach, have been awarded the Five Star School Award for their exemplary community involvement.

The Five Star School Award was created by the Commissioner's Community Involvement Council and is presented annually to those schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement. In order to earn Five Star School recognition, a school must show documentation that it has achieved 100 percent of the established criteria in the following categories:

  • Business partnerships
  • Family Involvement
  • Volunteerism
  • Student Community Service
  • School Advisory Councils

Schools must also earn a grade of "C" or above, or school improvement rating of "maintaining or improving" for the year of nomination.