Building Brighter Futures for Exceptional Children

Become a sponsor for the 175th Anniversary of the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind.  Each sponsor level is named for a building on campus.

Walker Hall - $100,000  

  • Walker Hall is SCSDB's signature building.  It was completed in 1859 as Main Building and since then has continually served the state's sensory disabled community.  The building was named in honor of the Walker family's legacy of service in 1955.  Read more about Walker Hall here.

Henderson Hall - $50,000  

  • Henderson Hall was built in 1927 and renoved in 1955 and 1983.  It was named for J.S. Henderson, graduate of the Tennessee School for the Blind and the first principal in the School for the Blind.

Robertson Hall - $25,000   

  • Robertson Hall was built in 1966 as a classroom building for students in the School for the Blind.  It was named for Laurie Robertson who retired in the early 1950s after teaching elementary students in the School for the Blind for more than 20 years.

Memminger Hall - $10,000  

  • Memminger Hall was built in 1972.  It was named for the Hon. C. G. Memminger of Charleston, SC, a member of the first SCSB Board of Commissioners, 1856-1860.  Memminger Hall houses the School for the Deaf.

Voss Gym - $5,000  

  • Voss Center was built in 1975.  It was named in memory of physical education teacher Mrs. Wilhelmine Voss.  The building includes a student center, gymnasium, two lane bowling alley, and indoor swimming pool.

Cedar Springs Academy - $1,000  

  • The Herbert Center was built in 1977 as the School for the Multihandicapped.  It was named in memory of R. Beverly Herbert, Jr., chairman of the Board of Commissioners at the time of his death in July 1977.  The Civitan Center opend in 1992 adjoining Herbert Center.  The center features a mini-gymnasium for sensory multi-disabled students.

Applied Academic Center - $500 

  • The Applied Academic Center is housed inside the Pennell Center.  The Pennell Center was dedicated during the 1985-86 academic year in honor of Richard Pennell, a Spartanburg business leader and Foundation benefactor.

Cleveland Learning Resource Center - $175  

  • The Cleveland Learning Resource Center (CLRC) was built in 1996 as a technology center, library, and state-of-the-art media center, named in honor of Jesse Franklin Cleveland, a former member of the Foundation's Board of Directors and Spartanburg community leader.  The renovation of the Ruth Winn Wickware Media Center was included.

Friends of SCSDB - up to $174    

  • No matter the amount, all donations are appreciated by the students at the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind.  We could not provide the enhanced resources we do without you!

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