Mather School alumni to gather at TCL

The Technical College of the Lowcountry will host its annual Mather School alumni celebration and bell ringing ceremony Friday in the MacLean Hall Student Center on the Beaufort campus at 921 Ribaut Road. Refreshments will be served at 12:30 p.m., and the ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. The Mather School was located on what is now TCL's Beaufort campus and was established by Rachel Crane Mather in 1868 to educate the daughters of freed slaves and prepare young black women to be teachers. Mather alumni and their guests are welcome. Reservations are required.

Details: 843-525-8294, rsvp@tcl.edu