State Superintendent Tony Evers congratulated eight Wisconsin elementary schools that received National Blue Ribbon School honors from the U.S. Department of Education, including Gibraltar Elementary School. Nominated in January, the schools completed an application and underwent a national review process. Wisconsin’s other 2018 Blue Ribbon Schools are: Bannach Elementary School, Stevens Point Area Public School District; College Park Elementary School, Greendale School District; Flynn Elementary School, Eau Claire Area School District; Iron River Elementary School, Iron River, Maple School District; Parkview Elementary School, New London School District; Prairie View Elementary School, De Soto Area School District; and Roosevelt Elementary School, Kenosha School District. Nationwide, 349 schools will be recognized at the Nov. 7-8 awards program in Washington, D.C. Since its inception 36 years ago, the Blue Ribbon Schools Program has recognized 8,800 schools across all states.