The Greenville County College Fair is held over two days each year in the fall. The dates depend upon those dates assigned to Greenville’s Fair by CACRAO.
- We average 130 institutions per year and is held at the TD Convention Center – one of the nation’s largest convention and meeting facilities.
- Greenville County Schools (GCS) is the largest public school system in South Carolina (49th largest in the nation) with 14 High Schools and 4 Charter High Schools averaging 5,200 rising juniors and 4,600 rising seniors. Nine GCS high schools have been ranked in the top 5% among America’s Best Schools by Newsweek magazine and has the largest PTA membership in the state.
- Private Schools include Bob Jones Academy, Christ Church Episcopal, Hampton Park Christian, Saint Joseph’s Catholic, Shannon Forest Christian, and Southside Christian as well as several other private schools
- 90% of Greenville County graduates pursue some form of higher education and $95 million in college scholarships were distributed last year.
- Greenville County is also the home to the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
- 11 Upstate Home School Associations will also be invited
- Advertising, tables, chairs, vinyl-topped draping (your own tablecloth can be added), and refreshments are included in the registration fee that ONLY is paid by College Representatives.
- Greenville’s award-winning downtown delights visitors with its array of restaurants, art galleries, theaters and specialty boutiques. Downtown the Peace Center hosts NY style Broadway productions year round and the Bi-Lo Center sports and entertainment arena is one of the top 50 venues in the world. The West End district downtown features the new Liberty Bridge and Park, in addition to the new baseball stadium reminiscent of Fenway Park in Boston.
Linda Schulz, CCES (co-chair)
Bill Dingledine, Educational Directions
Allyson Brown, Furman
Jeny Kerscher, Furman
Judy Benedict, Giraffe Web Development & Design
BJ Lindley, Greenville County School District
Sue McCalmont, Greenville County School District
Rob Rhodes, Greenville County School District
India Fulkerson, Greenville Tech
Esther Pinckney, Greenville Tech
Jewel Whitney, Greenville Tech
Will Gregg, Greenville Urban League
Debbie Barefoot, North Greenville University
Justin Pitts, North Greenville University
April Ridgeway, Princeton Review
Kathy Ring, Southside Christian School
Kara Viola, St. Joseph’s Catholic School