GERMANTOWN, Md. - In Maryland, a Germantown high school is being recognized for its outstanding dedication to their students.
Northwest High School is one of the 20 schools in the nation to be recognized as a "School of Opportunity."
On Friday morning, the Montgomery County Public Schools superintendent, Jack Smith, presented the school with a banner to showcase their achievement.
"Northwest High School was nominated to apply for the award, and then there was an extensive nomination application process in the spring, people from the organization that provides the award came out, visited Northwest High School, visited classrooms, talked to panels of students and staff,” said the principal of Northwest High School, Jimmy D’Andrea
D’Andrea added that nearly 2,350 students currently attend the school.