A Shreveport High School is celebrating an academic achievement.  Booker T. Washington held a pep rally Friday afternoon because the school’s performance score improved from a D to a C.

The students enjoyed a DJ and special performances.  The Louisiana Department of Education has recognized BTW’s tremendous growth.

Scholarships were also given out to high performing students, along with other awards.

Mayor Adrian Perkins also shared words of encouragement with the students.