​​​​​​SOUTH CAROLINA ORGANIZATION OF RURAL SCHOOLS

 

Blake Terrill

OUR FOUNDERS

Dr. Arnold Hillman

Carol Hillman

Dr. Arnold Hillman has been  associated with Bright Futures Unlimited, a consulting and advocacy firm devoted to bringing schools and communities together to solve local problems. As with all his efforts on behalf of schools and the communities they serve, Dr. Hillman brings a particular “can-do” approach to his work. 

 


Dr. Vashti Washington

Wesley L. Boykin, Ph.D., M.P.H. has more than 25 years of successful experience as a researcher, program evaluator, strategic planner and administrator in the fields of education and human services in both the public and private sectors.


Carol Hillman is the founder and president of Bright Futures Unlimited, a consulting and advocacy firm devoted to encouraging rural students to attend college. The firm was created in 1986 when Hillman was teaching gifted students in a poor rural school district in Pennsylvania. 


Blake joined SCORS while conducting research for his Master’s program at Francis Marion University. His passion for education and public policy joined in perfect harmony when he began looking into education funding in South Carolina. 


Wesley L. Boykin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Vashti K. Washington is a native of Charleston, SC and has spent more than 37 years serving children and families in public education in rural and urban school districts (Berkeley, Colleton, Dorchester 2, Dorchester 4, Charleston and Jasper Counties) in South Carolina.