Red Cedar Elementary School in Bluffton has been named one of five elementary-level finalists for the 2015 Palmetto's Finest Schools Awards.
It is the only Beaufort County School District school to make it to the final round.
Three middle and three high schools from around the state were also named finalists. The S.C. Association of School Administrators presents the awards each year to two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school that "offer the best in innovative, effective educational programs."
This year's winners will be announced during a live S.C. ETV broadcast March 24.
The four other elementary-level finalists are Inman Elementary School from Spartanburg District 1, Oak Grove Elementary School from Lexington District 1, Williams Memorial Elementary School from Dorchester District 4, and Woodruff Elementary School from Spartanburg District 4.
Three Beaufort County schools have won Palmetto's Finest honors in the past four years. Okatie Elementary was honored in 2014, and Beaufort Middle and Hilton Head Island High received the recognition in 2012.