Awards and Honors


Palmetto Gold Award:  BVES was awarded the Palmetto Gold Award.  This is given in recognition to schools that attain high levels of performance and schools that attain high rates of growth.

2008-2014, 2001-2006


Congratulations to Hong Lee, 2010-2011 South Carolina Outstanding PTA Volunteer of the Year
2010-2011 National PTA/Promethean Technology Grant Winner



Mrs. Jackie Chalk, January 13, 2011

Miss Kristin Horvath, February February 1, 2013




BVES was one of 42 schools honored with the Red Carpet award. in recognition for creating a family-friendly school environment.
2009, 2005, 2003


Best of the Web Award for Teacher Website

2009-2010: Kerri Klinker

2008-2009: Dan Leach

2007-2008: Kristen Griffin & Carrie Whitlock

Webmaster's Choice Gold Award - 2006

2006 Greenville County Webmaster's Gold Award


2005 & 2004 Greenville County Webmaster's Choice Bronze Award


2006-2007 National PTA School of Excellence.  Buena Vista is one of only 15 schools in South Carolina to win this prestigious award.

2001 Exemplary Writing School

1989-1990 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

1986-1987 Carolina First Palmetto's Finest Award Winner.