“I had no idea Colleton had all of this to offer. Everyone should experience this program!” Member of the Class of 2018
Congratulations to the Leadership Colleton Class of 2018! Graduates were honored at the Annual Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce Event held at the USC Salkehatchie Arena in Walterboro.
USC Salkehatchie wishes to express appreciation to the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce whose partnership make Leadership Colleton possible.
Students in Aviation Camp 2018, sponsored by USC Salkehatchie and Boeing, South Carolina, visited Lowcountry Regional Airport on May 9 to learn about airplanes, airport operations and Lowcountry Aviation. They also visited the Tuskegee Monument.
Other activities included visits to the Flight Academy and USS Yorktown, a meeting with Sen. Margie Bright Matthews, a trip to Joint Base Charleston with a pilot presentation and plane tour, and a trip to Boeing’s DreamLearners program. They also had the opportunity to take a plane ride on Saturday. The camp is in partnership with the Lowcountry Regional Airport, Hiram E. Mann Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Colleton County schools, Joint Base Charleston, EAA 477 Chapter and the USS Yorktown.
Gratitude and optimism were the two keywords to describe SouthernCarolina Alliance’s Annual Regional Celebration held June 14 at USC-Salkehatchie in Allendale.
The 2017 SCA chairman Charles “Buddy” Phillips of Hampton County, 2018 Chairman L. Martin Sauls IV of Jasper County and – via a pre-recorded video – Executive Director Danny Black expressed their appreciation to the legislative delegations representing the 7-county SCA area of Allendale, Barnwell, Bamberg, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties. They also heralded the accomplishments within the region.
After nine months of touring the Salkehatchie counties and learning more about each area, the Leadership Salkehatchie group reported their findings to South Carolina’s Congressmen during a trip to Washington, D.C.
USC Salkehatchie, in collaboration with Southern Carolina Regional Alliance, annually offer the Leadership Salkehatchie program to Salkehatchie region community members interested in economically developing the area.