Welcome by Terence Roberts, TATT Chairman 

Special Guest Speaker

Scott Carr, Vice President-Commercial Business & Communications, GSP International Airport

See presentation here. Watch meeting video recap here.

County Updates

Greenville – Kelley Barnhardt, Communications Specialist, Artisphere

May 7-9

Safe, small, and socially distanced this year with online ticketing for $5 for a 2.5 hour visit

Masks required and hand-washing stations with complete wipe down in between visits

105 artists in a variety of mediums

New this year is Wells Fargo Brushing Up Series with live artists,  demo row, Spinx Kidsphere with drum percussion and Clemson Steam Exhibit

No food this year, but non-alcohol beverages available

Greenwood – Katie Davenport, Executive Director, Greenwood Promise

Tuition assistance since 2017

Pay “last dollar” at Piedmont Tech or other if course of study not available at Piedmont

Moving into capital campaign, phase two to branch out to more universities

Part of strategic plan to increase skilled workforce

Almost $300K in scholarships awarded to almost 400 students

Goal is to remove financial burden to those who have gone from K-12 in Greenwood County

Has surpassed enrollment and increased minority enrollment in post-secondary enrollment