Chamber Honors Phillips

Buddy Phillips, director of the undergraduate education program at USC Salkehatchie, was honored by the Hampton County Chamber of Commerce as the 2010 Person of the Year. He was recognized for his commitment to the community, which includes current service on the Hampton County Council, Southern Carolina Alliance, and Lowcountry Council of Governments, as well as past service as the mayor of Hampton and a long-time local educator. He served as the superintendent of Hampton District One schools for 24 years, principal at Fennell Elementary for 11 years, and headmaster at Patrick Henry Academy for two years.