Palmetto Boys State, a weeklong leadership development program sponsored by The American Legion
will be held at Anderson University June 10-16, 2018. The sponsorship fee is $300 per delegate. A special
thank you’ to Honda of South Carolina for donating a check during Earth Day. The funds will be used to
sponsor our proud scholars, Mr. Bryan McFadden and Mr. Bradley Taylor, this year as they participate in Palmetto Boys State.
College Decision Making Day was May 1, 2018. It is designed for seniors to commit to the college they are going to attend in the Fall. We are very proud of our seniors who have committed to college and we wish them well!
Thursday, April 25, 2018, I held my first annual ‘Breakfast and Learn’ with stakeholders! Learning and
partnering together is one area of focus as I work with stakeholders to improve our schools and our
community. Thank you to Mrs. Michele Pridgen and the Honda TEAM of Honda of South Carolina,
Mayor Jackson of Timmonsville, Mrs. Tilda Morisey (Director of Florence One and Four Adult ED),
Mrs. Cheryl Lewis (Regional Workforce Advisor of SC Department of Commerce), Mrs. Tracey
Campbell (STEM at Pee Dee Education Center), Clemson Extension 4H Leadership, Mr. Christopher
Williams (Girls University), Dr. Michele Heyward (Florence Four), and everyone who worked to make
my first annual ‘Breakfast and Learn” a success!
Celebrating with our Teacher of the Year, Mr. Troy Henegan, was outstanding! The Teacher of the Year Gala was held Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Convention Center in Columbia, S.C. The evening was filled with laughter and family bonding. We are very proud of Mr. Henegan and his contributions to our Florence Four Family, Community and Students! You are a ‘cut above’ and it shows! A hearty ‘THANK YOU’ to our District Sponsor, Mr. Christopher Williams (Girls University). Mr. Williams (pictured above in the navy blue blazer) sponsored our District Teacher of the Year as a District Sponsor. Stay tuned…Mr. Henegan will soon appear on a billboard…compliments of our district sponsor!