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Franchot Presents Silver Hammer Award to Fort Hill High School

October 5th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the 2016 Silver Hammer Award for Allegany County in ceremonies Tuesday afternoon.  Fort Hill High School was nominated because it earned a 93 percent rating on its most recent inspection. Built in 1936, the school was praised as a “great example of an older building that has been well maintained” in which “age does not appear to be a factor.” The Silver Hammer Award was established in 2010 in recognition of schools that demonstrate sound fiscal management and commitment to well-maintained buildings. Comptroller Franchot visits schools throughout the state as part of his role as a member of the Board of Public Works, which approves public school construction funding. Franchot said that Fort Hill is well deserving of this award…


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