Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Announces 55 Graduates from the Leadership Greer Programs and Award Winners
May 19, 2016
(GREER, SC) Graduation ceremonies for both the Leadership Greer Class XXXVI and Junior Leadership Greer Class XXVII took place on Tuesday, May 17 at the Cannon Centre in downtown Greer. The Leadership program is presented by the Pelham Medical Center.
Leadership Greer Class XXXVI Graduates:
Morgan Balchin, Davis Orthodontics
Duane Bargar, Berkshire Hathaway C. Dan Joyner
Shelley Bierwiler, Eastside Family YMCA
Joe Cate, Memorial United Methodist Church
Vanda Cecco, A Better Way For Health
Nikki Crabtree, Greater Greer Chamber Of Commerce
Doug Fisher, Independence National Bank
Dorian Flowers, City Of Greer Fire Department
Josh Holzheimer, City Of Greer Fire Department
Amanda Hopper, Hopper Financial
Susan Howell, City Of Greer
Phill Jolley, Pelham Batesville Fire District
Amy Keely, Communities In Schools Of Greenville / Amy Clifton Keely Photography
Shawn Kelley, Practical Solutions For Public Safety
Eric Longino, Pelham Medical Center
Sonia Mcfalls, Pelham Medical Center
Evan Mcleod, Greer Relief & Resources Agency
Chuck Morton, Greenville Technical College
Pearl Moutray, Greer Memorial Hospital
Tim Moxie, Upstate Professional CPA Services, LLC
Jon Nelson, MAU Workforce Solutions
Kevin Nix, Mitsubishi Polyester Film
Scott Parris, Greer CPW
Hannah Rainwater, Greer Community Ministries
Marty Satterfield, Greer Storage LLC /McCullough Properties
Robert Steves, Mitsubishi Polyester Film
Ashlyn Stone, City Of Greer
Beth Toney, BB&T
Mike Twomey, The Church At Greer Station
Junior Leadership Greer XXVII Graduates: Blue Ridge High School
Byrnes High School
Eastside High School
Greer High School
Greer Middle College Charter High School
Annabelle Van Splinter
Riverside High School
Kia Mara Williams
Upstate Home School Co-Op
Anne Darby Keating
Several awards were given during the ceremony.
2016 Leadership Award
Each Leadership Greer class selects one of their classmates to receive the Leadership Award. The award is given to the person that has demonstrated superior leadership abilities and most exemplifies the ideals put forth by the program. The award was given to Josh Holzheimer, with the City of Greer Fire Department.
2016 President’s Award
Leadership Greer Class XXXVI Class President, Amanda Hopper, presented the 2016 President’s Award to Amy Keely, with Communities in Schools/Amy Clifton Keely Photography for her outstanding contributions to the class project.
2016 Mitsubishi Polyester Film Junior Leadership Greer scholarship
Jaime Taylor, with Mitsubishi Polyester Film, presented the 2016 Mitsubishi Polyester Film Junior Leadership Greer scholarship to Alyxandria Farkas, a Senior from Greer Middle College Charter High School. The Leadership Development Council selected Farkas based on her leadership roles, honors and awards, scholastic achievements and service efforts. She will be attending Clemson University in the Fall pursuing a degree in Packaging Science.
Volunteer Challenge Award
This year, the leadership classes participated in a competition to see which program could work the most volunteer hours serving the community. Both the adult and junior Leadership Greer programs served a combined amount of 1,045 hours over the last 9 months.
2016 Junior Leadership Award
Each Junior Leadership Greer class selects one of their classmates to receive the Leadership Award. The award is given to the person that has demonstrated superior leadership abilities and most exemplifies the ideals put forth by the program. Two students were voted on the class this year and the awards were given to Hayden Ehlich with Blue Ridge High School and Anne Darby Keating with the Upstate Homeschool Co-op.
Interested candidates for the 2016-2017 Leadership Greer class should contact Lynn Pascazio at 877-3131 for additional information. Applications are due by July 7.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 650 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community.” For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.