Van Alstyne High School is named one of the state's best. School officials celebrated the honor tonight. They unveiled a banner at the high school basketball game tonight.
The school was recognized by Texas Monthly Magazine as a high performing school. Van Alstyne was the only high school in Grayson County that received the honor, and one of seven schools is class 3A or smaller to be listed as performing in the state.
Students cheered as Superintendent Alan Seay praised them as a top notch group of kids.
"We want other people to know about the quality of our students," said Dr. Alan Seay, Van Alstyne superintendent. "The quality of our school so we're really proud about that accomplishemtn by these kids and these teachers."
The distinction was based on demographics and student performance in reading, math, science, writing, and social studies.