The Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools District was recognized for their “effective communications and public relations”. The school district won several state awards including the Gold award for photography. A photo of NELA Graduate, Kendrick Alston, won the “Best of the Best” Award for photography. The photo was taken by Ashley Denton. Kendrick Alston serves as the Principal of Williford Elementary School. When the photo was taken, Principal Alston was helping a student tie a necktie during the school’s “Cutz for Kingz” event. View the photo and the school’s press release below.