Columbia, SC – Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina inducted three outstanding business leaders into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame on Thursday, March 16th.
• Mr. Emmett Davis, Chairman of Davis & Floyd, Inc., of Greenwood
• Mr. Patrick W. McKinney, Former Partner of Kiawah Partners, of Charleston
• The late Mr. James M. Smith, Sr., Founder of JM Smith Corporation, of Spartanburg
These award winners, called Laureates, are champions of free enterprise and can be viewed as role models in business for the youth of the Palmetto state. They were chosen for their unique contributions to South Carolina's business landscape, for being an agent of positive change, for their leadership, and for being a source of inspiration to the leaders of tomorrow.
Joining them for the evening were over 380 guests from the South Carolina business community and 11 former inductees. Charlotte Berry, chair of the Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina Board of Directors, Rick Morgan and Tyler Hudson, Co-Chairs of the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame welcomed them into the 33 year old SC Business Hall of Fame. These men and women have made substantial impact on the business landscape in South Carolina.
About Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina:
Hand in hand with caring adult volunteers concerned about the future success and economic health of South Carolina’s students and the communities in which they live, Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina (JAGSC) empowers young people to own their future economic success by enhancing the relevancy of their education. That’s because JA ignites the spark in students to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work in a 21st century global marketplace. JAGSC touched more than 10,000 students during the 2015-2016 school year and was recently honored with the national JAUSA Peak Performance Award.. http://centralsc.ja.org