September 1, 2015


Auditor honors Highland Schools for keeping good books

GRANGER TWP. — Highland is the fourth school district in Medina County this year to be recognized for excellence in financial record-keeping by state Auditor Dave Yost.

Highland’s most recent audit, released in December, contained no questioned costs of more than $10,000, no findings for recovery of more than $100, and had no comments related to public meetings or public records.

Yost announced Highland received the Auditor of State Award with Distinction on Monday.

“While a school’s primary concern is its students, it must also remain accountable to taxpayers,” Yost said. “Accurate record-keeping is clearly a priority for Highland Local Schools, and I am proud to present this award to the district.”

Brunswick, Wadsworth and Black River already received the same award this year. Highland was the only district in the county to receive the award in 2013.

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Loren Genson is The Gazette's senior reporter. She covers Brunswick city and state and national government. She's been with The Gazette since August 2012. Contact her at (330) 721-4063 or via email at