Administration & Department Information
Orangeburg Preparatory Schools, Inc. seeks to provide a quality education which prepares students to meet the academic demands of college and to lead productive and fulfilling lives in a complex world.
Orangeburg Preparatory Schools, Inc. if fully accredited by AdvancED and the South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA). Orangeburg Preparatory Schools, Inc. was chartered on December 31, 1984, as a non-profit corporation and has qualified as a tax-exempt organization under I.R.C. Section 501(c)3. The school admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.
Orangeburg Prep faculty members are chosen based on demonstrated excellence within their field of study, a strong commitment to education, and a caring attitude toward children. Teachers meet the accreditation standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the South Carolina Independent School Association. Most teachers hold advanced degrees and continue their education through seminars and professional memberships. The teacher-to-student ratio is 1:16.
|Evan Powell firstname.lastname@example.org||Head of School||Masters in Education Charleston Southern University|
|LaDan Brown email@example.com||Assistant Head of School Curriculum Coordinator||BA Math / Columbia College|
|Rosemary McGee firstname.lastname@example.org||Lower Campus Administrator||BA Elementary Education Columbia College|
|Taylor Riley||Guidance Counselor||BA Biology / College of Charleston|
|Jan Stoudenmire||Athletic Director||BS / Limestone|
|Mrs. Michelle Waters email@example.com||Math Department Head||BS Mathematics / Duke University|
|Mrs. Libby Ray firstname.lastname@example.org||Science Department Head||BS/University of South Carolina|
|Dr. Mark Van Gunten email@example.com||English Department Head||BA,MA,PHD/Bowling Green State University|
|Mrs. Barbara Askins firstname.lastname@example.org||Social Studies Department Head||BA/University of South Carolina|
|Rosemary McGee email@example.com||Foreign Language Department Head||BA/Columbia College|
|Computer Department Head|
|Fine Arts Department Head||MA/Wake Forest|
|Jan Stoudenmire firstname.lastname@example.org||Physical Education Department Head||BS/Limestone|
Mr. L.R. Connor
Mr. Connor was employed at Orangeburg Prep since 1975. He served as Administrator at the Lower Campus until he suffered a stroke in the early Spring of 2000. He had planned to retire in May, 2000. He was a patient at Life Care of Columbia on Faraway Lane. Mr. Connor passed away on December 19, 2008. If you would like more information, please contact Ms. Blackstone, Mr. Connor's sister, at (803)787-2578.