NEWTON, GA (WALB) - Tuesday, teachers and administrators in Baker County took time to recognize students who had good grades and attendance.
They do their awards program every nine weeks. This afternoon they honored students in the 6th through the 8th grade.
They give out certificates, medals and money for having perfect attendance, and being on the honor roll. Assistant Principal Cindy Anglin says this gives students motivation.
"In order to motivate the kids to do more, they need to see that we recognize their academic performance in the classroom," said Anglin.
Parents were invited out for the occasion. Wednesday they will wrap up their awards with grades 9th through 12th.