Patrick Henry high school has been recognized nationally for their high achievements in the ‘high schools that work’ program. The award is based on the success of school leaders and teachers in improving school practices, leading to improved student achievement. Patrick Henry high school was one of 29 schools in the program to receive the platinum high achievement award. More than 1,200 schools, covering 30 states and the District of Columbia were part of the school improvement initiative. High graduation rates, and high school achievement in a rigorous academic curriculum were all criteria for selection.
And Patrick Henry teacher Gabe Oberlin and a Robotics team made up of Patrick Henry students were showcased at the Ohio State Fair. The event was part of a science and engineering activity. Patrick Henry was invited after their presentation at the National Robotics challenge in Marion.