Jul 12, 2019 – The Greenwood Promise received a new commitment, with Mumford Industries pledging its support to the program with a $10,000 pledge. Mumford Industries, Inc, serving manufacturers for 24 years, is one of the leading full-service recycling companies in the Southeast. Located in the quiet community of Ninety Six, SC, Mumford Industries is committed to supporting the economy, families, and students of Greenwood County. As the Promise begins its campaign for Phase 2, their pledge exemplifies the community’s belief in the importance of education and providing a skilled and educated workforce for families and industries in Greenwood County. The Greenwood Promise is an educational initiative aimed at increasing the economic growth of Greenwood County by promoting post-secondary education and thereby ensuring a skilled and educated workforce. Enrollment of Greenwood County students at Piedmont Technical College is consistently increasing, demonstrating the county’s support of a community that stands behind education. This initiative enables Greenwood County to be a viable competitor in both industry and community attractiveness by promising all eligible Greenwood County high school graduates tuition assistance. The program supports an associate’s degree and hopes to provide the opportunity for advancement to a four-year degree for those with the academic ability to succeed.