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Fred McKay, Principal

Fred McKay is the principal. He earned a B.A. in Philosophy at Furman University and a M.Ed. in School Administration at Georgia Southern University. Mr. McKay became principal at CCS in 2006. Prior to coming to CCS, he was principal at St. Anne Catholic School in Rock Hill, SC for nine years. Mr. McKay grew up in Charleston where he graduated from Bishop England High School.

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Robin Pennington, Office Manager

Robin Pennington is the Office Manager. She has a B.S. degree in Chemistry from the College of Charleston and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of South Carolina. Mrs. Pennington has worked at CCS since 1999.

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Kate Lilly, Communications & Admissions Associate

Kate Lilly is the Communications Associate. Originally from West Virginia, Ms. Lilly attended West Virginia University and Concord University, where she earned a B.A. in Political Science.  She then went on to graduate with honors from the College of Charleston with a Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration in Strategic Communications. Prior to moving to South Carolina, Ms. Lilly worked in West Virginia politics. Ms. Lilly has worked at CCS since 2017.

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Mike Pickett, Maintenance director

Mike Pickett is the head of maintenance here at CCS. A New York native, Mike has over 25 years of management experience. He has an Associate of Arts degree from Orange County Community College and is a verteran of the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Pickett has worked at CCS since 2016.

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