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09/28/2010

Candidate for State Superintendent for Education to Speak at Sept. 30 Event

Quick Facts

 An attorney from Greenville, S.C., Holleman worked with the U.S. Department of Education under Secretary Richard Riley.
 All major party nominees for statewide office have been invited to appear at Winthrop.

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Frank Holleman, the Democratic nominee for State Superintendent of Education, will speak at Winthrop on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. in Plowden Auditorium in the Withers.W.T.S. Building in an event sponsored by the West Forum.

An attorney from Greenville, S.C., Holleman worked with the U.S. Department of Education under Secretary Richard Riley, and as founder of First Steps to Education, an early childhood education initiative promoted by former Governor Jim Hodges. He is a graduate of Furman University, Harvard Law School and the London School of Economics and Political Science. His Republican opponent is Mick Zais, former President of Newberry College.

Holleman’s appearance is sponsored by the John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy, which aims to promote civic engagement in South Carolina. All major party nominees for statewide office have been invited to appear at Winthrop.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the West Forum at 803/323-4584.

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