The Lafayette County C-1 School Board approved a six percent salary increase for their staff at Thursday nights meeting.

Click to hear KMZU’s Brad Hartman talk with Superintendent Dr. David Lawrence:

Dr. David Lawrence

Health insurance and capital project plans were approved for the 2011-2012 school year as well.

Lawrence says the board also recognized three staff members for their outstanding service.

Also approved was the summer school program and the transportation contract for the next school year.