Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon on Monday night recognized a student, teacher and volunteer from 12 schools in the Smyrna area as recipients of the 2012 Mayor's Education Awards.
"The schools are what really drive our community," Bacon said during his welcome to the standing room only crowd.
In addition to schools in the Cobb County School District, the event this year included International Academy of Smyrna, a public charter school, and Whitefield Academy.
Bacon created the Mayor's Education Award in 2005 to recognize the exceptional academic achievement of Smyrna students, and contributions from staff and volunteers. The award recipients were selected by principals from the 12 schools.
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