Sumter honored as Purple Star School District for supporting Shaw Air Force Base military families

Designation is new from state Department of Education; local district is 4th in South Carolina to earn recognition

BY BRUCE MILLS
bruce@theitem.com
Posted 12/5/20

The U.S. Air Force is widely known for providing "top cover" for our country and allies across the globe, and Sumter School District now has a top designation for its support of Shaw Air Force Base.

School district and base leaders were on hand …

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