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Saddle Mountain Unified School District has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

The award was for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. 

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

SMUSD Superintendent Dr. Paul Tighe congratulated Executive Director of Business Services Kirk Waddle and staff for their work in earning the award.

“It is a great honor and recognition for our team to have a prestigious external affirmation of excellent financial management of the district,” Tighe said.

“Taxpayers are reassured that tax dollars are well managed at Saddle Mountain.”

The district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report was judged by a panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive spirit of full disclosure to clearly communicate the financial picture of the district.