Hermiston — The Hermiston School District has received an award for its accounting and financial reporting.
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting is given out annually by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
The award was specifically for the districts 2011-12 comprehensive annual financial report.
This is the seventh, and sixth consecutive, award the district has received from the organization.
The certificate is awarded primarily to government units whose (reports) meet the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting, according to a release.