School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties held the annual Community Involvement Celebration April 25, 2012. More than 200 volunteers, mentors and business partners were recognized for their contributions and service to the school district.
The Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo, nominated by Nursery Road Elementary School, was the winner of the 2011-12 Business Partner of the Year award. Each school in the district submitted nominations in four categories – Volunteer of the Year, Volunteer Group of the Year, Mentor of the Year and Business Partner of the Year. A winner in each category was selected from elementary schools, middle schools and high schools.