Grovetown Elementary School Principal Scott Weinand recently received the National Distinguished Principal Award for Southeast Georgia.
Weinand received the award Nov. 6 during a conference hosted by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals.
Five other elementary school principals from the state also received the award for their districts.
Weinand won for District 3, which includes Columbia, Wilkes, Lincoln, Taliaferro, Warren, McDuffie, Glascock, Richmond, Jefferson, Burke, Jenkins and Emanuel counties.
The award annually is given to principals demonstrating high standards for instruction, achievement and character.