The Lexington One Educational Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members

August 17, 2022

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Julie Anderson Washburn, Lexington One Educational Foundation Executive Director
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Megan Moore, Lexington District One Communications Director
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August 17, 2022, LEXINGTON, S.C. — The Lexington One Educational Foundation recently welcomed three new members to its board of directors: Katrina Bryant, Sue H. Carter and Chris Goumas.

  • Katrina Bryant is the Columbia Plant Controller with Westinghouse Electric.
  • Sue H. Carter is an Interventionist and Reading Recovery teacher for Pleasant Hill Elementary and the 2022-23 Lexington District One Teacher of the Year.
  • Chris Goumas is the Site Director for Michelin North America of Lexington, SC.

Each board member will serve a three-year term with the exception of the Lexington District One Teacher of the Year, who serves for one year. Board members are instrumental in leading the Educational Foundation’s charitable endeavors to serve and support Lexington County School District One.

“We are excited to welcome each of these individuals to the Educational Foundation’s Board of Directors,” said Foundation Executive Director Julie Anderson Washburn. “Each new member brings a different perspective to the board, but all share a commitment to and passion for Lexington County School District One.”

Foundation Board of Directors Chair Chris Rice shared, “We are delighted and thankful to have these community leaders join our board and donate their time and talents to help the Educational Foundation fulfill its mission to support great educational opportunities in Lexington School District One.”

In addition, Lexington District One Interim Superintendent Dr. Gerrita Postlewait and Chief Financial Officer Jennifer Miller join the foundation’s board as Ex-Officio members. They replace former Superintendent Dr. Greg Little and former Chief Operations Officer Jeff Salters, who will retire this month.

About Lexington County School District One Educational Foundation 

Established in 1994 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, the Lexington One Educational Foundation is a source of growth and support for Lexington County School District One. Our mission is to support the district’s educational programs and enrich the quality of life in our community by raising and managing funds.  Annually, the Foundation works to build partnerships with individuals and corporations in order to benefit our students, teachers, and schools. We plant seeds in our district that bloom into amazing educational opportunities for our students! To learn more about our mission and how to give, visit: Lex1EdFound.org.

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$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