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Briar Woods High School Recognized with Award of Distinction


Briar Woods High School has been recognized with the Award of Distinction from Cognia.Created in 2021, the Schools of Distinction Award recognizes schools and systems that truly stand out in their service to learners. 

The award was presented during a faculty meeting held at the school on Monday, April 25. It was presented by Duane Moore and Dr. Myra Sawyers of Cognia. Briar Woods joins just 78 other schools from around the world in receiving this recognition.

Schools earning the award demonstrated excellence in meeting the Cognia performance standards through effectively implementing high-quality instruction, showing consistent organizational effectiveness and maintaining a commitment to continuous improvement. Most importantly, they demonstrated energetic and sustained commitment to learners.

Every five years, schools undergo accreditation by Cognia, a global, nonprofit improvement organization dedicated to helping institutions and other education providers grow learners, teachers, and leaders. Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, and professional services within a framework of continuous improvement. Briar Woods High School completed this process to earn this recognition.

Published May 3, 2022