Posted: Friday, April 8, 2022

Thirty-one deserving high school seniors were recognized at the 25th annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Luncheon in Greenville.  Each senior received a $1,500 scholarship from the Greenville County Schools Foundation, which hosts the tournament. 

“I know that you will go forward and do great things and bring them back to your community. The teaching and other occupations that you’re going into, we can use them in Greenville County also,” said Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher, former superintendent and president of the Greenville County Schools Foundation.

Current superintendent Dr. W. Burke Royster and Rob Rhodes, chairman of the GCS Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee, were also in attendance. More than $600,000 has been raised for scholarships since the first tournament was held 25 years ago.

The Greenville County Schools Foundation is a nonprofit organization established to support The School District of Greenville County. The Foundation’s primary mission is to support our students by providing educational scholarships, to encourage students to join the teaching profession, and to support our teaching and non-teaching staff by providing funding for advanced degrees, additional certifications, and professional development.

All contributions to the Foundation are for the benefit of students and are tax-deductible. The Board of Directors consists of business, community and school district leaders who recognize the vital importance of excellent public schools to the success and quality of life of the greater Greenville County community.

31 GCS seniors recognized at annual Golf Scholarship Luncheon

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