Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management
Mr. Alonza Scipio
Alonza Gernard Scipio was born and reared in Florence, South Carolina. Alonza obtained his primary education from Florence District One Schools and received his diploma from Wilson High School in 1987. After high school, Mr. Scipio attended North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC, majoring in Business Management. While at A&T, he marched in the Blue & Gold Marching Band and played on the baseball team. Mr. Scipio also studied at Morris College in Sumter, SC, receiving his Bachelors of Science degree in Organizational Management and a cognate in Divinity. “Mr. Scipio has always had a passion for helping kids and thrusting students into their greatness”. Therefore, he later entered the field of Special Needs & Learning & Emotional Disorder (certificate program) from Walden University. Over twelve years, Mr. Scipio has worked as a Behavioral Interventionist at several elementary schools and was a Site Manager for the After-School Programs for five years. Mr. Scipio is currently a School Based Therapist & Behavioral Interventionist at the Clinical Day Program, which is now a part of Alfred Rush Academy.
Rev. Scipio also studied at other higher educational institutions such as Morehouse School of Religion, Anderson University Master of Divinity School of Religion, and received other continuing educational training, certifications and awards in Behavioral & Crisis Intervention. Mr. Scipio's group affiliates include a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc, Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity, Prince Hall-Mason 32, Shriner, Troop Boys Scout Leader, civil & county groups that help mentor boys, Mentoring in Florence School District One, Wilson Alumni chapter, a Pastor, State officer of South Carolina Baptist E&M Congress of Christian Education Convention, President of Christian Education ministry in his Baptist Association, an entrepreneur, and loves the Lord.
Fishing and traveling is Mr. Scipio's most exciting outgoings. Along with cheering for the “Dallas Cowboys”. Two favorite quotes that Mr. Scipio lives by are:
– Colossians 3:17
“Everything you say and everything you do should all be done for Jesus your Lord. And in all you do, give thanks to God the Father through Jesus.”
-“Strive Hard”, by Benjamin E. Mays
“Whatever you do, strive to do it so well that no man living and no man dead and no man yet to be born could do it any better.”