Leadership

“Everyone at Midlands Middle College — from our board to our faculty and staff — is 100% committed to the personal and academic success of all students.”

Midlands Middle College Staff

All Midlands Middle College teachers are certified, highly qualified in the area of expertise and committed to classroom instruction that is designed to meet each student’s individual academic needs.

Courtney Mills
Principal

Dr. Jean Epps
Special Ed. Teacher/ Coordinator

Jeff Whatley
School Counselor

Amy Graham
Administrative Assistant

Ashley Cooper
Math Teacher

Dr. Lindsey Ott
English Teacher

Mike McDowell
Social Studies Teacher

Government & Economics

US History

Amy Johnson
Science Teacher

Tonia Durham
Math Teacher

Spencer Poovey 
Social Studies Teacher

Board of Directors

John Barnes
President & CEO, Pendleton Street Advisors, LLC
jbarnes@pstadvisors.com

Dr. Diane Carr
Associate Vice President, Arts and Sciences, Midlands Technical College
carrd@midlandstech.edu

Darold Dantzler, Sr.
United States Postal Service
dantzler4mmc@gmail.com

Elaine Delk
Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, University of South Carolina
delke@mailbox.sc.edu

Ben Green
Chief Operations Officer, DPP Ideal fIT
benjamin.green803@gmail.com

Dr. Christine LaCola
Executive Director, Institute for Leadership & Professional Excellence, Columbia College
clacola@columbiasc.edu

Dr. Ron Rhames
President of Midlands Technical College
rhamesr@midlandstech.edu

Val Richardson
Workforce Development Manager, Palmetto Health
valerie.richardson@palmettohealth.org

Dr. Kaye Shaw
Midlands Regional Workforce Advisor, SC Department of Commerce
kshaw@scpathways.org

Corporate Partners

In addition to the listed partners, Midlands Middle College is grateful to the many parents, education and business partners who donate hours of their time, talent and expertise.

AT&T
Bank of America
BB&T
Ben Arnold Beverage Company
Blue Avenue
Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC
Dodgeland Dodge
DP Professionals
Duff, White, & Turner, LLC

Fairfield County Council
First Citizens
Food Service, Inc.
Forest Acres Rotary Club
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Lexington Medical Center
Midlands Education and Business Alliance
Midlands Technical College
Palmetto Citizens

Palmetto Health
Providence Hospitals
Public Charter School Alliance of SC
SCANA
SC Department of Education
South State Bank
State Farm Insurance
Total Comfort/Comfort Services
Wells Fargo Foundation