Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced the Lancaster County School District will receive a $399,774 grant to support counseling programs. Graham is a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.
The funds will be used to establish or expand school counseling programs by hiring qualified school counselors, social workers, psychologists, or child/adolescent psychiatrists. Counseling services will use a developmental prevention approach, and will be designed and implemented with the involvement of parents of the participating students.
The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.