Donation included papers, crayons, pencils, paper and glue sticks.
- BACK TO SCHOOL
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Students enrolled at McKissick Elementary School in Easley will be better equipped for successful learning, thanks to a $750 donation from Southern Wesleyan University in collaboration with a local business. Bowers Office Supply of Easley, Southern Wesleyan’s adoption partner, contributed $250 in supplies to McKissick Elementary. The donation included thousands of sheets of paper, hundreds of crayons, pencils, paper and glue sticks – all items in high demand, according to Del Freitag, principal at McKissick. “The donations from Southern Wesleyan and Bowers Office Supply will help families who would otherwise struggle to pay for these items, which tend to run out very quickly,” Freitag said. “As Christians, we are instructed to assist those…
Dr. Del Freitag has been named the principal at McKissick Elementary School in Easley.
An Upstate educator has been named principal to the elementary school where he began his teaching career. The School District of Pickens County has named Dr. Del Freitag as the new principal at McKissick Elementary School in Easley. Freitag will succeed Stephanie Price, who is retiring at the end of June. “Dr. Freitag is a positive leader who has a heart for all children," said Superintendent Dr. Henry Hunt. "He is looking forward to returning to McKissick, the school where he began his career in education.” Freitag has served as principal at Pickens Elementary School since March 2006. Freitag began his education career as a classroom teacher, first at McKissick and then at Travelers Rest/Grove Elementary in Greenville County. In 1989, …