Destiny Gore is a fifth-grader at Cook Literacy Model School. At a press conference celebrating improved student achievement and growth throughout the school district, Destiny talked about her own growth as a student and as a person.
Destiny also had the chance to meet the new superintendent Dr. Angela Pringle Hairston and several members of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education.
School system administrators, school volunteers, and community partners were also present.
The state has released the released the 2018-19 School Performance Grades (SPG), and, with Cook making notable improvements in student achievement, the press conference was held there.
Principal Paula Wilkins talked to everyone about the work that has gone into making those improvements in the past three years.
*The district recognizes and appreciates the efforts of community partners to help improve the graduation rate. The United Way of Forsyth County, the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and The Forsyth Promise each continue to support programs to help students graduate.
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