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HCS receives Meritorious Budget Award for effective fiscal management

The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) presented Horry County Schools with the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for the 2019-2020 budget year, recognizing the District’s commitment to sound fiscal management and budgetary policies. ASBO International’s MBA and Pathway to the MBA promote and recognize best budget presentation practices among school districts. Horry County Schools has participated in the MBA program for the past 25 years and has met ASBO International’s highest standards for supporting student achievement through effective fiscal management and budgetary policies.

In summary notes, the MBA Review Team wrote the following about the 2019-2020 HCS budget document:

 “The budget is an excellent document, which includes a wealth of information in graphic and narrative form. The document is user-friendly for the average taxpayer with lots of data presented in different forms to meet the needs of varied users. Many components are suitable, stand-alone documents. The District is to be congratulated for their Meritorious Budget Award.”