Hutnsville, Alabama (PRWEB) October 31, 2013
The Pinnacle Schools in Huntsville, AL is featured in Inc. Magazine’s 2nd annual Hire Power Awards which recognizes private businesses that have generated the most jobs from January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
According to Inc. Magazine’s survey results, The Pinnacle Schools placed 10th among the top private business job creators in the state of Alabama, and 6th among top private job creators nationwide in the Education Industry. Pinnacle is among the 437 private growth companies that are Hire Power Award honorees leading the way in creating more American jobs.
The Pinnacle Schools began its adolescent treatment program in 2006 with 8 employees. The company now employs 80 to match its growth from one to three distinct residential programs in North Alabama, each with a full academic curriculum, and a therapeutic private school in Huntsville, AL. More than 600 adolescents who were admitted to the residential program as struggling teens have successfully graduated the Elk River Treatment Program. Also serving at-risk teens, the private school grew from an enrollment of 30 students in 2011 to more than 250 in the 2012 – 2013 school year.
"It’s an honor to be recognized as a company that is fighting to restore America’s economic vitality," said Karen Lee, CEO of The Pinnacle Schools. "We are fortunate to have an elite group of people in our state that are educated, experienced and enthusiastic about our mission," Lee said. The mission of The Pinnacle Schools is to develop adolescents who are self-directed, educated, and contributing members of society.
"For the second year in a row, we are pleased to recognize the employers who are putting Americans back to work for a second time," says Eric Schurenberg, Editor-in-Chief of Inc. "The HIRE POWER AWARDS are the only awards that single out job creators. We think it’s fitting to pay tribute to company founders not just for their business prowess but also for their immense contribution to the welfare of U.S. workers and the vitality of the U.S. economy."
The Pinnacle Schools is among the 437 private growth companies that are recognized by Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards.