Loftis Middle named a PTA School of Excellence

Loftis Middle School holds a ceremony announcing its designation as a PTA School of Excellence. It was one of only two schools in Tennessee to receive the designation, the other being Allen Elementary. "As a feeder school for Loftis, we work with Allen often and we are thrilled that our schools were both able to accomplish this at the same time," said Loftis PTA president Christy Carroll Highfill. (Contributed photo by Jana Clemons)
photo From left, Loftis PTA board member Cheryl Cambron, Gail Phillips, immediate past president of Tennessee PTA; Wayne Brown, president of Hamilton County PTA; Loftis PTA president Christy Carroll Highfill and Principal Brentley Eller celebrate the school being named a PTA School of Excellence by the National PTA board. (Contributed photo by Jana Clemons)

Loftis Middle School's upcoming Community Day Nov. 11 may be its sixth annual, but it will be the first after the school was named a PTA School of Excellence by the National PTA board - one of only two schools in Tennessee to receive the designation.

The title serves as a benchmark for the school's improvements, and events like the Community Day play into that.

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