Students have their picture taken in front of the Wake County school system seal after receiving the Spotlight on Students award on Nov. 29, 2016. The Wake County school board will recognize 44 winners on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.
Students have their picture taken in front of the Wake County school system seal after receiving the Spotlight on Students award on Nov. 29, 2016. The Wake County school board will recognize 44 winners on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. T. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
Students have their picture taken in front of the Wake County school system seal after receiving the Spotlight on Students award on Nov. 29, 2016. The Wake County school board will recognize 44 winners on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. T. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
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Wake County school board to spotlight 44 award-winning students

January 24, 2017 09:00 AM

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