At today’s Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon, Realtor Kelly Nolan mentioned that we need to do a story on Bonham Elementary, 2617 N. Henderson; Nolan said she had just organized a group of Realtors to visit the school to build awareness of what it offers. And then when I returned to the office, Back Talk reader Kyle Rains let us know that Bonham is a finalist for the 2009 National Excellence in Urban Education Award, a pretty big honor for a school that receives very little publicity. The DMN’s brief about the honor pretty-much says it all, including pointing out that Bonham is among 25 finalists nationwide for the award.

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