The Horry County Higher Education Commission has
appointment of two new members. William Page Ambrose of Aynor and
Joseph O. Burroughs Jr. of Conway will each serve four-year terms as
Ambrose is assistant vice president for the Conway National Bank
in Aynor. He serves on the advisory boards of the Aynor Area School
District and Aynor-Conway Career Center. Ambrose is also a member of
the board of directors of the Horry County United Way and Kids Voting.<
Ambrose earned a bachelor's degree from the University of South
Carolina in 1983.
Burroughs is a partner at Singleton, Burroughs & Young, P.A., in
Conway. He served on the board of directors for Coastal's CINO Club
from 1987 to 1998. Burroughs is a founding member of the Waccamaw
Sertoma Club and serves on the board of directors for Kids Voting.
Burroughs earned a bachelor's degree from Clemson University in
1972 and a juris doctorate degree from the University of South Carolina
School of Law in 1978.
In 1959, the South Carolina General Assembly formed the Horry
County Higher Education Commission to develop higher education
opportunities for students of Horry County. Commission members are
recommended by the Horry County Legislative Delegation and appointed by
the Governor of South Carolina. The organization has played a
significant role in the development of Coastal Carolina University.