Region 8 school celebrates 57 years

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT)- Crowley's Ridge Academy in Paragould celebrated 57 years of teaching students on Tuesday.  As part of the celebration, two very special former teachers returned to speak to students about what it was like when they had taught there many years ago.

One of the former teachers at the event said that there were many struggles in the beginning of the school.  But a commitment to the community really helped to get the school going.

Crowley's Ridge Academy had thirty-nine students enrolled in the school's first year.  Today the school has about 250 students.

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