Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Business Hall of Fame, in partnership with Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina, is proud to induct three new Laureates on Thursday, March 10th, 2022:
· The late Mr. Norman Arnold – former businessman and real estate developer of Columbia
· Mr. George Greene, III – Founder and former CEO of General Engineering Laboratories; CEO of Water Mission of Charleston
· Mr. Jack McBride – CEO, Contec, Inc. of Spartanburg
These giants of industry have made a positive mark on South Carolina and have demonstrated the core values of integrity, leadership, respect and excellence in their lives as role models for youth and civic achievements.
Tyler Hudson, chair of the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame, said, “Our South Carolina Business Hall of Fame laureates represent not only the best and the brightest, but the most generous in our business community,” said Tyler. “Although it’s been a tough 18 months, we are very much looking forward to hosting an in-person event in March to celebrate and honor their achievements.”
Established in 1985 by Junior Achievement, the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame honors business leaders who have left their mark on our state by exhibiting and personifying four core values: integrity, leadership, respect and excellence/history of civic achievement. This black-tie induction and award ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 10th at 7pm at the Pastides Alumni Center at USC in Columbia.
For information about the event, contact the Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina office at 803-252-1974 or greatersc.ja.org.
About Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina®
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provides relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JAGSC reaches more than 33,000 students per year in 43 counties in South Carolina. For over the last 52 years JAGSC has impacted over 805,000 youth. JAGSC is a member of JAUSA. Please visit https://greatersc.ja.org/ for more information
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