The Wilton Board of Education recently received awards for leadership and communication from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE). The board received a CABE Leadership Award, which is presented to education boards that demonstrate evidence of working collaboratively to promote student achievement, advance educational excellence and model effective practices. Bob Trefry, CABE associate director, presented one of the awards to the board during its April 20 meeting. \u201cCABE gives out a number of communication awards,\u201d Trefry told the board. \u201cYours is for your school calendar for the year \u2014\u00a0how informative it was and the different ways in which you distributed that.\u201d Superintendent Kevin Smith said the board also received communication honorable mentions from CABE for last year\u2019s district budget, social media use, and a \u201cgoing green\u201d event students put together. To learn more about the CABE and its awards, visit cabe.org.