Nephron Pharmaceuticals makes generous donation to LTC

October 12, 2017

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

LEXINGTON, S.C. — The Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation generously donated a laminar flow hood to the Lexington Technology Center’s pharmacology program. This laminar flow hood allows students to learn more, through hands-on experience, about the sterile compounding of medications to the exact strength and dosage prescribed by a physician for a patient.

Lexington Technology Center pharmacy technology students will also benefit from a $7,500 donation to Lexington County School District One’s Educational Foundation designed to cover course fees for eligible pharmacology students.

These students learn basic medical terminology, pharmacy operations and medical mathematics calculations. They also learn about medications and laws affecting the pharmacy industry. Once they complete this course, the students can take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board examination.

Julie A. Washburn, foundation executive director, expressed the district’s thanks to Lou Kennedy, CEO of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, for her generous support by saying, “With partnerships like this one, the district exposes students to future career opportunities. Gifts like this enable students to succeed.”

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While visiting LTC on Sept. 19, Lou Kennedy, CEO of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, visited the pharmacology program and spoke to students about career opportunities.

About Lexington Technology Center

Lexington Technology Center prepares students for their future career choices in an ever-changing competitive digital world. It serves students through specialized career development courses from Gilbert, Lexington, Pelion, River Bluff and White Knoll High schools and supports curriculum coordination for career and technology courses at each high school. LTC offers 21 areas of specialized training. Recognized locally, statewide and nationally as a school of excellence, LTC received the Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School Award. Students from the center have held both state and national positions in various school organizations. LTC students consistently win district, state and national recognition for their superior skills and knowledge.

About Lexington School District One’s Educational Foundation

Established in 1994 as a 501(c)3 non-profit, the Lexington One Educational Foundation enriches the quality of life in our community by raising and managing funds to support education. Annually, the Foundation works to build partnerships with individuals and corporations in order to enhance the educational opportunities for Lexington School District One students and schools. Visit www.lexington1.net/educationalfoundation to learn more about our mission and how to give.

About Nephron Pharmaceuticals

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a privately owned manufacturer of generic inhalation solutions that specializes in blow-fill-seal (BFS) manufacturing, a technology that allows a vial of medication to be formed, filled and sealed in a continuous process without human intervention in a sterile, enclosed area. As an industry leader in product safety and quality, Nephron continuously pursues product enhancements, such as easy to identify vial shapes, embossed lettering and color-coded packaging. Nephron has longstanding relationships with major drug wholesalers to distribute its products among retail pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, hospitals, home care companies, and long-term care facilities. Nephron’s dedicated sales force covers all fifty states and Puerto Rico, and has additional sales channels throughout South America, the Middle East, and Europe.

$285,402

invested in Lexington District One in fiscal year 2021-2022

22,000+

Total number of students impacted by Bucks for Books Grants that support literacy

100%

of our 30 schools in Lexington District One received foundation support in 2021-22