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