Board News

  • January 8, 2024

    Neil James 15 year service graphicHorry County Schools (HCS) board member Neil James has been recognized by the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) for 15 years of school board service.

    Neil James, District 10 representative, was appointed to the Horry County Board of Education in November 2009 and elected to office in 2010, 2014, 2018, and 2022. He served as Interim Chair from May 2018 through January 2019 and is the current Vice Chair. 

    Veteran school board members provide vision and valuable leadership for school districts. SCSBA and the local boards are happy to honor these board members for their long-term dedication to improving student achievement in their communities. 

    As of this year, in South Carolina, about 43 percent of the state’s approximately 633 school district and affiliated board members had served four years or less, and about 32 percent had 10 years or more of board service. 

    SCSBA is a non-profit organization serving as a source of information and a statewide voice for boards governing the 73 school districts.

  • Board Members Recognized For Participating In State-Level Training

  • HCS Welcomes Elected Board Members - Jan. 9, 2023

  • Board Members James Edwards and Tracy Winters Recognized for Participating in State-Level Training

  • Janet Graham Recognized for 10 Years of School Board Service

  • Shanda Allen Recognized for Participating in State-Level Training

  • Helen Smith Recognized For 20 Years Of School Board Service

  • Janet Graham Recognized At The SCSBA 2020 Annual Convention