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Seventy One Leaders Honored at 2nd Annual Leader Celebration

51 PRIDE Award winners and 20 retirees celebrated at the 2nd Annual NCS Leader Celebration

On Tuesday May 2nd, Nelson County Schools retirees and Pride Award winners gathered together to be celebrated for all of their hard work and dedication. A total of 51 Pride Award Winners and 20 retirees were honored for the constant love they have put into their community over the past years. The Legacy at Dant Crossing provided everyone with a wonderful meal and space to celebrate these leaders. The night was full of tear jerking videos, heart warming conversations, and memorable speeches. This was a night dedicated to serving those who have served our students.

“We celebrate you, Pride Award winners and those that are retiring. We want to celebrate your gifts and what you bring to our students every single day. Thank you for your continued dedication to our students, “ said Nelson County Board Member Damon Jackey.

WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE to see a highlight reel of the night.

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