2004 Award Winners
Intel and Scholastic Schools of Distinction Awards

At an awards ceremony, June 22, 2004, 20 schools were named as Intel & Scholastic Schools of Distinction Award winners. The winners were chosen from more than 1,200 applicants around the country. Two schools — Houston County High School in Warner Robins, Ga., and MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas — were named the “Best of the Best” based on comprehensive programs exhibiting excellence in the use of technology, involvement of parents and community, professional development, teamwork and high academic standards. The two top schools each received a $25,000 grant from the Intel Foundation.

Best of the Best

  • Houston County High School
    Warner Robins, GA
  • MacArthur High School
    Irving, TX

Academic Excellence

  • Gretchen Whitney High School
    Cerritos, CA
  • KIPP Academy Charter School
    Bronx, NY

Community Involvement

  • Townsend Harris High School
    @ Queens College
    Flushing, NY
  • Abraham Lincoln High School
    San Jose, CA

Innovative Use of Technology

  • Talbot Hill Elementary School
    Renton, WA
  • Bishop Dunne Catholic School
    Dallas, TX

Involved Parents/Teachers

  • Cornerstone@Pedregal Elementary School
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • Summit Elementary School
    Ashland, KY


  • New Albany High School
    New Albany, OH
  • Edith Scheuerman Elementary School
    Garden City, KS

Professional Development

  • Deer Creek Prairie Vale Elementary School
    Edmond, OK
  • Sherman Oaks Community Charter School
    San Jose, CA


  • Arthur W Coolidge Middle School
    Reading, MA
  • Kendale Elementary School
    Miami, FL

Technology Excellence

  • Beachwood Middle School
    Beachwood, OH
  • Greeneville Middle School
    Greeneville, TN

Technology Implementation

  • Irmo Elementary School
    Irmo, SC
  • Walnut Hill Elementary School
    Dallas, TX