Lancaster school board closes out 2020 with good news

Superintendent Dan Russell congratulates William Hubbard on his retirement after 17 years of service as head of the Lancaster Middle School custodial staff.

by Jackie Nunnery

KILMARNOCK—In a short meeting on Tuesday, December 8, there was good news to be shared and some final business to be conducted as the Lancaster school board convened its last regular meeting of 2020.

High school Tara Booth shared statistics from Rappahannock Community College regarding dual enrollment students. “Lancaster was the highest last year for the average number of dual enrollment credits per student at 19.5. That’s significant because we beat West Point. That’s always a target for anyone in this area to beat West Point with something in the education realm.

“We feel confident that this current year we will exceed 19.5. We have 23 students enrolled in the early college… [to-view-more]