Diamond Hornets News · Region Athletics Director of the Year Award Winner


Lower Richland High School’s Athletics Director Debbie Wardlaw was recently selected as the 2018 Region 4 Athletics Director of the Year. She will be recognized at the 2019 South Carolina Athletic Administrators Association Conference in Charleston in March. Wardlaw has worked at Lower Richland for 34 years as a coach and teacher and became athletics director three years ago after retiring from girls’ basketball. When asked about her passion for high school sports, she responded, “I think playing high school sports builds the foundation of your character. It provides athletes with structure and discipline they can use in real-world actions.”