• Governor's School for Science + Mathematics Foundation Announces New Board Member

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    February 05, 2021

    Governor's School for Science + Mathematics Foundation Announces New Board Member

    Columbia, SC ─ The South Carolina Governor's School for Science + Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation is pleased to welcome a new member to its Board of Directors.
    Deborah DuRant Locklair is Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for McLeod Health in Florence, SC.
    The GSSM Foundation advocates for GSSM and provides funds and support to enhance its programs and students’ educational endeavors. The Foundation connects the School with a broad community and showcases GSSM’s contribution to quality of life and economic prosperity of South Carolina and beyond. Since its founding in 1988, the Foundation has provided over $23.5 million to support GSSM students and programs. The Foundation’s funding currently provides financial aid for residential and summer camp students, summer research, and global initiatives.
    “We are thrilled to welcome Debbie Locklair to the Foundation Board,” said James Gergen, GSSM Foundation Board President. “Her wealth of expertise will greatly aid us in our mission, and she has already opened doors for GSSM students to conduct their summer research at McLeod Health. GSSM and the Foundation are grateful to McLeod Health for joining the numerous companies in South Carolina who support this exceptional school.”
    Locklair joins thirty current members from across the state and country. Visit
    www.scgssm.org to see the full GSSM Foundation Board of Directors list. For more information, call the GSSM Foundation at (803) 252-9152.
    Kiersten Cole
    kcole@gssm.k12.sc.us, (843) 250-1156