Rowan Elementary celebrates new Successful ranking

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Students at one Hattiesburg elementary school struck up the band Thursday afternoon to mark a new level of academic achievement. The students at Rowan Elementary School, with the help of the Hattiesburg High School drum line, proudly proclaimed their designation as a Successful Academic School during a rally in the school auditorium.

The Successful ranking is the result of last year's state testing and is a move up from the previous year's ranking of Academic Watch.

Among the people taking part in the rally were cheerleaders and former middle school students who helped the school achieve the new ranking.

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