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Honors and Achievements


The Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees recognizes the importance of the achievements of its students, staff, schools/departments and district. The board also recognizes community businesses, organizations, and individuals who make important contributions to our district or our schools.

At each board meeting during the Honors and Achievements section of the meeting, the board talks about their achievements. Click here to see a list of our most recent award recipients.

If you think someone you know should be recognized at a board meeting, the following information should help you decide if their honor or achievement qualifies for recognition. Please note, however, that this list is not all inclusive.




Student Honors

  • First place state level awards
  • First, second or third place national level awards
  • Winners of international competitions
  • National Merit Commended Students, Semifinalists and Finalists
  • National Achievement Commended Students, Semifinalists and Finalists
  • Palmetto Fellows
  • Presidential Scholars
  • Robert C. Byrd scholarship recipients
  • District-level contest winners
  • Recipients of State Superintendent’s Writing Awards



Staff Honors

  • County/regional, state or national awards
  • Grant recipients
  • Successful participation in special invitation only training or development programs
  • Employees chosen for  state-level leadership positions in professional organizations
  • Employees who earn professional certifications such as National Board Certification, school nurse certification, behavior analyst certification, etc.
  • Employees published in an important article, story, presentation, etc.



School/Department Honors

  • County/regional, state or national awards
  • Grant recipients



Community Appreciation Awards

  • Recognizing volunteer service that goes above and beyond
  • Donors who make large monetary or in-kind contributions



How do I nominate someone?

If you feel that we need to recognize someone at your school or in your department, please use the Google Form links below to send information to the Communications Office.


You must include the:

  • Name of the recipient (include address if the recipient is a student);
  • Honor or achievement;
  • Date honor or achievement was received;
  • Correct pronunciation of the recipient’s name; and
  • Photographs for use at the board meeting (candid preferred).