The South Carolina Department of Education announced yesterday the recipients of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for the 2014-2015 school year. The South Carolina Department of Education recognized 590 schools and career centers for general performance, closing the achievement gap, or qualifying in both categories. State Superintendent of Education Molly M. Spearman said “These awards are well-deserved and indicate the great strides administrators, principals, teachers, and students are making across the state. We will continue to embrace the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate to achieve educational excellence in every district". We are proud to report that Spring Valley High School was awarded Gold for general performance. Congratulations Vikings!