Junior Leadership Florence County Visits Columbia

The Junior Leadership Florence County Class enjoyed a fantastic day on Tuesday, March 7th in Columbia for the annual State Government Session and South Carolina 4-H Youth Development Legislative Day at the State House.

The class of Florence County high school sophomores and juniors met with Governor Henry McMaster, Mr. Cody Simpson, Governor’s Special Assistant and founding advisor for Junior Leadership Florence County, the Florence County Legislative Delegation (Senator Mike Reichenbach, Representative Phillip Lowe, Representative Jay Jordan, and Representative Terry Alexander).

The Jr. Leadership Program is a partnership with the Florence Chamber of Commerce, Francis Marion University and Florence County 4-H.

A special thanks to the South Carolina 4-H Pinckney Leadership Program for inviting us to a beautiful luncheon and special thanks JLFC Advisory Board Members, Mrs. Celia Urquhart, Pee Dee Regional Director for U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham, Superintendent, Dr. Neal Vincent, Florence County School District Two and Mr. Reace Shird, 4-H Volunteer/Florence School District Two for their help chaperoning the trip.

If you know of any rising Florence County high school sophomore or junior interested in participating in next year’s program, please encourage them to apply at https://www.jrleadershipflorencecounty.com or you can contact your high school guidance counselor. You may also call the Florence Chamber of Commerce at 843-665-0515 to get more information. The deadline has been extended to March 31st.