Bleckley County Schools received the Golden Radish Award Monday at the State Capitol. They were one one of 30 school systems to be recognized for "outstanding leadership of school representatives building comprehensive farm to school programs." Districts were evaluated on their work in ten different activities of farm to school.
Recognition was done by State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge, Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black, Public Health Commissioner Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, and Georgia Organics Board Chair Mandy Mahoney. Bleckley County was recognized at the Silver Level for their accomplishments during the 2013-14 school year which included: