The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District was selected to receive the Meritorious Budget Award for
excellence in budget presentation by the Association of School Business Officials. The award recognizes the district’s budget for the 2016-17 school year.
According to the national organization, the Meritorious Budget Award promotes and recognizes excellence in school budget presentation while acknowledging school business officials’ skills in developing, analyzing and presenting a school system budget. After a rigorous review by professional auditors, the award is conferred only on school districts that have met or exceeded the program’s stringent criteria. The award is sponsored by Voya Financial, Inc.®.
Judges for the award praised the district’s budget, stating, “The Lee’s Summit School District produced a budget of the highest quality that provides essential information for every stakeholder of the district.”
The Lee’s Summit R-7 budget is available on the school district’s website at www.lsr7.org.
About ASBO International
ASBO International, founded in 1910, is a professional organization of 5,000 members that provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth, and the effective use of education resources. For more information about the Meritorious Budget Award or Pathway to the MBA, visit asbointl.org/MBA.