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Service to the board
Thompson DuRant service

  Kershaw County Board of School Trustees members Carol Thompson (left) and Kim DuRant (right) were recognized by the S.C. School Boards Association (SCSBA) with special lapel pins for reaching milestones in their years of service on the board.  School Board Chairperson Mara Jones (center) presented the pins to Thompson and DuRant at the Feb. 7 school board meeting. Thompson, who has the longest tenure of any current school board member, was recognized for 15 years of service. She serves as the board’s chaplain and has also been the vice chairperson in the past. DuRant was recognized for 10 years of service and is the board’s current vice chairperson. She served as the chairperson of the board’s facilities committee in the past. Thompson and DuRant are two of 89 school board members honored throughout the state by the SCSBA.