Legacy Traditional School Co-founder Honored among 40 Under 40

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June 23, 2017

Legacy Traditional School Co-founder Aaron Hale Honored among Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

Publication recognizes up-and-coming business, community leaders in the Valley

Chandler, AZ – Legacy Traditional School is proud to announce that Executive Director and co-founder Aaron Hale has been selected by Phoenix Business Journal for its 40 Under 40 honor, which recognizes up-and-coming business and community leaders throughout metro-Phoenix.

“It is a great honor to receive this recognition, which I share with and credit to all the administrators, board members, principals, teachers, staff and students who’ve helped make Legacy Traditional School what it is today,” said Hale. “To be part of the 2017 class is especially meaningful, since it was a decade ago that we opened our very first campus – a 400-student facility in Maricopa. Today, Legacy Traditional School spans 12 campuses serving more than 13,000 students across Arizona.”

This is the 17th year of the Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 program. Honorees represent a wide range of industries and businesses, from technology startups to non-profits. According to the publication, “one of the notable traits of this class, as those before it, is the honorees’ community involvement that stands out. Their work goes beyond the 9-to-5 world and affects many.”

This year’s 40 Under 40 winners will be celebrated at a networking event and reception in Scottsdale on Aug. 3.

A complete list of the honorees and details about the event can be viewed here.

“I’m grateful to Phoenix Business Journal for the opportunity to take part in this important tradition,” added Hale. “I also want to commend and congratulate my fellow honorees – each of whom is doing outstanding and impactful work for the benefit of Arizona communities. I’m in good company.”


About Legacy Traditional School (LTS)

Legacy Traditional School is Arizona’s largest and highest-quality network of public K-8, tuition-free charter schools. Legacy is “A-rated” by the Arizona Department of Education. It is internationally accredited by AdvancED, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems. Legacy Traditional School was founded in 2007 based on a traditional, back-to-basics accelerated curriculum combining academic rigor, athletics and the performing arts. Legacy Traditional Schools builds patriotism, character and self-sufficiency in its students and advocates for parents to be involved in their children’s learning. Campuses in Arizona are located in Avondale, Casa Grande, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Laveen, Maricopa, North Chandler, Peoria, Queen Creek, Northwest Tucson, and Surprise. Nevada’s first Legacy campus opens in the fall of 2017 in North Las Vegas. Learn more at legacytraditional.org