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Lynda Leventis-Wells, Vice Chair

Lynda Leventis-Wells, Vice Chair

Mrs. Lynda Leventis-Wells received her Bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from the University of South Carolina, and a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Educational Psychology from the University of Mississippi. She formerly served as women’s basketball coach for Furman University, girls’ varsity basketball coach for J. L. Mann High Academy and Wade Hampton High School, as well as varsity soccer coach at J. L. Mann Academy.

Her activities include President of the Crime Stoppers Board and Capital Campaign Chairman and Board Member for the Cancer Survivor’s Park.  Lynda is President of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral Parish Council, Chairman of the Greek Festival, Vice President of the Jefferson Awards Foundation Students in Action, and a member of the Advisory Council for the MedEX Academy-HBCU Medical School Pipeline with GHS.

Mrs. Leventis-Wells has received numerous honors, including the Order of the Palmetto (2012), induction into the Wade Hampton High School Legion of Honor (2011), Southeastern Crime Stopper’s Citizen of the Year, Greenville County Sheriff’s Citizen Award, Who’s Who Among American Teachers, Honor Award for Distinguished Achievement in Public Service from the American Police Hall of Fame, Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Drug Law Enforcement from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Greenville Technical College Educator of the Year, and Peach Blossom Coach of the Year.

Lynda is married to Alan Wells. They have two children, Katrina, a graduate of Coastal Carolina University, and Jonathan, a graduate of the University of South Carolina who is currently attending dental school at Georgia University in Augusta. Their daughter-in-law, Michelle, is studying to be a physician assistant at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.