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Proposed names for merged Covington, Alleghany County schools narrowed to three

The three finalists are Mountain Ridge, River View and Mountain Valley

Covington city leaders are down to just three potential names for the new combined middle and high school.
Covington city leaders are down to just three potential names for the new combined middle and high school.

COVINGTON, Va – Officials with the City of Covington say they are down to just three potential names for its new combined middle and high school.

The Joint School Services Committee announced the three finalists are Mountain Ridge, River View and Mountain Valley.

More than 800 people have voted for a new name as Alleghany County Public Schools and Covington City schools prepare to merge in the 2023 school year.

Anyone in the Alleghany Highlands is encouraged to take the poll before it closes on May 4.

You can take the survey here.


About the Author:

Annie Schroeder joined the 10 News team as a reporter in June 2020 and is no stranger to Southwest Virginia.