Athletic Hall of Fame banquet is Saturday night
The 2018 Florence Athletic Hall of Fame banquet will be held on Saturday evening, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Florence Center.
The guest speaker will be new University of South Carolina Head Baseball Coach Mark Kingston.
The 2018 Class includes:
• Somer Bigham Dudley, outstanding softball pitcher.
• Barrett Christian Kleinknecht, outstanding baseball player
• Christine “Kissy” Hite Merrifield • Coach Jeffrey D. Scott
• Nathaniel “Skebo” Turner Jr.
• Ron Turner
Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased through the Florence Center administrative offices or a Florence Athletic Hall of Fame Board of Directors member. Board of Directors members are: Melissa Jarrell, Robbie Smith, Missy Burgess-Planter, Gerald Holley, Mike Cook, Danny Ellerbe, Mark Wade, Jacqueline Melton, Bobby Montrose, David Hanna, Jeff Jeffers and Rocky Rietkovich.
Information about the Florence Athletic Hall of Fame can be found online at www. florenceathletichalloffame.com and by calling Board of Directors President Melissa Jarrell at 843-617-6690.
The event is sponsored by Chick-fil-A.