published Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts receives more national recognition

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    The Center for Creative Arts, also known as Chattanooga High School, in North Chattanooga.

Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts has received the Arts Integration Award from Arts Schools Network, the nation’s largest professional membership organization of specialized arts schools.

Additionally, the network has named CCA Principal Deborah Smith the recipient of its Jeffrey Lawrence Award, which recognizes the head of a network school who “exemplifies uncompromising commitment to excellence in arts education and arts training.”

The Arts Integration Award is presented to a member school that has demonstrated “exceptional leadership and accomplishment in bringing arts integration strategies into the curriculum.”

This is the second national award the performing arts magnet school has received in two weeks. On May 7, the school received the Outstanding Secondary Magnet School, designating it as the top magnet high school in the country, from Magnet Schools of America.

Smith will accept both awards during the Arts Schools Network’s annual conference in October at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

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