Selma, Al. (WSFA) -- While gathering information for our On Tour Selma segments, we were told don't forget about the city's crown jewel, the Selma City School System!
Check out a few of the big things that have happened recently in the system and then check out the school system's executive profile for more information.
Congratulations students on a job well done!
- Feb. 7, 2008 declared "Lady Saints Day" in honor of the Selma High School Girls Basketball team's undefeated record of 27-0. The team ended the season in the Final-Four in the State. Two of the girls players and two of the boys players will play in the ASHAA's North -South Exhibition game at the University of Alabama-Huntsville on July 17. Additionally, the girls' coach, Anthony Harris, will be coaching the game for the first time. GO Lady Saints!
- The Selma Early College High School (SECHS) - the only alternative high school program of its kind in the State of Alabama is a new and innovative, cooperative partnership with the Selma City School System, Wallace Community College Selma, Alabama State University, and Tuskegee University. Students graduate with a high school diploma and an Associates Degree.
- Torchbearer School Distinction -Edgewood Elementary School was awarded this prestigious title in the 2007-2008 school year.
- Wellness and Fitness Program - recognized and award winning nationally and by the State. (Addressing juvenile obesity and diabetes)