SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Eight area high schools are recipients of the 1997 High School Quality Awards given by John L. Grove College of Business at Shippensburg University.
The college annually gives two types of quality awards to high schools that qualify.
The one-year awards go to high schools with three or more graduates from the college during the 1996-97 academic year who as a group earned a quality point average of 3.0 or greater.
The five-year awards go to those high schools with eight or more graduates from the college during the 1993-97 academic years who as a group earned an average of 3.0 or greater.
A total of 151 high schools were eligible for the 1995-96 awards. Of those, only five received an award. They are Huntingdon Area High School, Juniata High School, McConnellsburg High School, Smithsburg High School and Williams Valley High School.