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Victory Trade School nabs national award

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Victory Trade School nabs national award
 
Brief: A World Magazine honor comes with a $25,000 cash prize for the school.
 
Springfield-based Victory Trade School, a program of Victory Mission, was chosen to receive World Magazine’s national Hope Award for Effective Compassion.
 
Victory Trade School President Victoria Queen accepted the award at an Oct. 14 event in Houston, Texas, according to a story at WorldMag.com.
 
The award, now in its sixth year, is bestowed on a Christian-based poverty-fighting charity chosen via online votes from World Magazine readers and supporters. More than 8,000 votes were entered in August and September, the story said.
 
Victory Trade School was the Midwest regional winner, competing against three other regional winners to receive the award.
 
The school, which opened in 2003 (LINK TO http://sbj.net/main.asp?Search=1&ArticleID=68736&SectionID=48&SubSectionID=108&S=1) helps students learn skills in a Christian environment to earn their livings and become productive citizens, according to VictoryTradeSchool.edu.
 
The school operates Cook’s Kettle, a restaurant at 1715 Boonville Ave., and Branch Bistro & Catering in the Assembly of God headquarters, to give students hands-on experience. 
Springfield-based Victory Trade School, a program of Victory Mission, was chosen to receive World Magazine’s national Hope Award for Effective Compassion.
 
Victory Trade School President Victoria Queen accepted the award at an Oct. 14 event in Houston, Texas, according to a story at WorldMag.com.
 
The award, now in its sixth year, is bestowed on a Christian-based poverty-fighting charity chosen via online votes from World Magazine readers and supporters. More than 8,000 votes were entered in August and September, the story said.
 
Victory Trade School was the Midwest regional winner, competing against three other regional winners to receive the award.
 
The school, which opened in 2003, helps students learn skills in a Christian environment to earn their livings and become productive citizens, according to VictoryTradeSchool.edu.
 
The school operates Cook’s Kettle, a restaurant at 1715 Boonville Ave., and Branch Bistro & Catering in the Assembly of God headquarters, to give students hands-on experience. 
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