By Carla Branch
The Character Education Partnership announced in May that Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy was one of the 2012 National Schools of Character. Last week, representatives from the Character Education Partnership came to the school to present the award. Dr. Lara Maupin, Director of NSOC for Character Education Partnership spoke about the award and its significance. Dr. Helen Stiff-Williams, Director of Virginia School of Character Program, presented the award to Lyles-Crouch Principal Dr. Patricia Zissios. All of the 2012 National Schools of character will be recognized at the National Forum on Character Education, which CEP will host in Washington, DC, in November.