The Jacket Academic Booster Club was formed in 2012 by Robert Curlee to encourage academic excellence and to help Lexington City Schools become the premier academic system in North Carolina. 

During the  school year, the Club supports the following academic endeavors by providing monetary awards and/or funding.
  • Media Festival digital expo competition for grades K-12
  • Art Competitions for Elementary, Middle and High schools
  • Activities for the Developmental Center students
  • Activities for South Lexington 
  • Elementary Art Supplies
  • Elementary Poetry Contest
  • Elementary Geography Bee
  • Elementary Spelling Bee
  • Elementary Math 24
  • NC Science Olympiad
  • Science Fair for the Elementary & Middle schools
  • Odyssey of the Mind
  • Oratorical Competition for the Elementary & Middle schools
  • Battle of the Books for the Elementary & Middle schools
  • Sports Banquets for the Middle and High schools
  • High School Environmental Science Competition
  • High School NCASA: 12-Team, Forensics, Mock Trial, Quiz Bowl, & Quill Writing Competition
  • High School Rotary Contest
  • High School Senior Assembly
  • High School Essay Competition
  • High School Model UN Competition
  • High School Art Showcase
  • High School Poetry Out Loud Competition
  • High School Literacy Competition
  • High School Academic Letters & Stoles