Steve Smith to dispense backpacks Aug. 5

One of Hampton County’s former high school athletes is giving back to his hometown community.

Steve Smith, a two-time all-region basketball player for the Wade Hampton Red Devils and currently an assistant coach at Clemson University, will host a back to school event featuring door prizes and fun on Saturday, August  5, 2017.  

Smith will be joined by surprise guests at North District Middle School in Varnville from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two hundred backpacks filled with school supplies will be distributed tostudents, while the first 150 children will be given a new pair of
sneakers. Pre-Registration will begin at 9! 

Born and raised in Hampton, he graduated high school in 1991. Smith is in his fifth season as an assistant coach for the Tigers.