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Superintendent Smith Receives Torch Award
Superintendent Smith Receives Torch Award at RICE Awards Ceremony
Posted on 10/02/2023
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Clayton County Public Schools congratulates Superintendent/CEO of Schools Dr. Anthony W. Smith on being honored at the 13th Annual Rising in Community Excellence (RICE) Awards program. Superintendent Smith is a recipient of the TORCH Award for his outstanding service to the Clayton County community. 

"It is an esteemed honor to be recognized by this outstanding organization," said Superintendent Smith. "I am deeply grateful for this acknowledgment and share this recognition with the dedicated educators, staff, parents, and students who make our Clayton County community exceptional. Together, we will continue to strive for excellence in education and foster a brighter future for all our students."

The Rice Awards celebrates individuals who understand community needs, exhibit community awareness, lend a helping hand to make their community better, and change the face of our community. Torch Award Honorees are selected by a panel of industry professionals, community leaders, and everyday citizens for being trailblazers and visionaries in their areas of work. For more information regarding the RICE Awards please visit 

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