Dedication Held For Smith Springs Elementary School

Posted at 4:34 PM, Aug 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-08 04:32:52-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Not long after Metro Schools dedicated the new Waverly-Belmont school, the district's other newest school got its own ceremony.

The dedication was held Friday at Smith Springs Elementary School in southeast Davidson County.

It was built to meet the needs of a rapidly growing community there.

Smith Springs was built as an environmentally-friendly campus near Percy Priest Lake.

It's also a technology demonstration school, giving each student hands-on access to the latest technology, something officials have hoped will benefit both kids and their families.

"I am confident that this school will set an excellent example and be a place where parents will be excited and proud to send their kids," said Mayor Karl Dean.

The city of Nashville invested more than $25 million in Smith Springs and Waverly-Belmont Elementary schools.