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This release prepared by the Office of Public Relations and Marketing.
Rebecca Eidson, Director, 646-1507,
Lisa Garrett, Public Relations Associate, 646-1506,

Tri-County Celebrates Legacy of African Americans During Black History Month

(By Lisa Garrett)

PENDLETON --- Tri-County Technical College will celebrate the heritage and legacy of African Americans, past and present, by hosting events during Black History Month.

Dr. Lamont Flowers, distinguished Clemson University professor of Educational Leadership, will deliver a motivational speech Wednesday, February 8, beginning at 12:20 p.m. in the Marshall J. Parker Auditorium. His remarks, titled "Achieving Greatness: A Personal Perspective," will focus on assessing personal assets and becoming academic student leaders.

The Anderson University Ensemble will perform Wednesday, February 22, at 12:20 p.m. in the Marshall J. Parker Auditorium.

"Our goal is to increase our students' awareness of cultural diversity," said Caren Kelley-Hall, multicultural student services coordinator at the College. "We want to expose our students to the wide range of African American talent, history and culture through these events."

These events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Ms. Kelley-Hall at 646-1610 or by e-mail at