Pineville Mayor Scott Madon and Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock joined Bell County Superintendent Tom Gambrel and Pineville Superintendent Russell Thompson in declaring Sept. 26-29 as National GEAR-UP Week.

GEAR-UP is built around public-private partnerships, enlisting the formidable resources of government, business and community groups to support low-income students as they prepare to enter and succeed in college.

The proclimations include a commitment to providing a quality education for all students and helping them to achieve their highest potential.

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