Cherry: Eden Elementary School receives Blue Ribbon award

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:11 am

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 31, 2017) – Eden Elementary School was among seven schools honored Monday by the Indiana Department of Education for receiving a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award, according to State Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield).

Cherry said the school was recognized for creating an educational atmosphere where excellence thrives and students are challenged every day to reach their full potential.  

“I’m proud of the hardworking students and teachers at Eden Elementary School,” Cherry said. “We have great educators committed to ensuring our students have a solid foundation for their futures. Congratulations, Eagles!” 

For 35 years, the U.S. Department of Education’s National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has recognized outstanding elementary, middle and high schools that are high performing or have closed student achievement gaps. For more information, visit


Rep. Cherry represents House District 53,

which includes portions of Hancock and Madison counties. 

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