The Technical College of the Lowcountry will host its annual Mather School alumni reception and bell-ringing ceremony Feb. 21.
A reception will begin at noon, and the formal program will begin at 1 p.m. in the MacLean Hall Student Center on the Beaufort campus at 921 Ribaut Road. Mather alumni and guests are asked to make reservations at 843-525-8294 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mather School was on what is now TCL's Beaufort campus. It was established by Rachel Crane Mather in 1868 to educate the daughters of freed slaves and to prepare young black women to be teachers.