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Lexington, SC (WLTX) -- Teams from three Lexington School District One high schools raised a combined $7500 for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation.

Students from Lexington, River Bluff, and White Knoll high schools conducted fundraising efforts, and then participated in the annual Walk to Cure Diabetes held by the Palmetto chapter of the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation.

The funds raised will support research projects into the prevention, treatment, and cure of Type 1 Diabetes.

You can learn more about the work of the Palmetto chapter of the JDRF on their website,palmetto.jdrf.org.

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