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GVL – “Truth in Politics and Culture” Day

February 26


“What is truth?” The infamous words of Pilate are more relevant today than ever before. In the culture with no absolutes, Gen Z is often faced with navigating political and cultural issues without a solid Biblical foundation.

UHC is honored to partner with Dr. Tony BeamDr. Hunter Baker, Austin Donahoo, and Felicity Ropp to bring an all-day event called “Truth in Politics and Culture” to our High School Students on Monday, February 26th, 2024. 

Dr. Tony Beam is a Senior Director of Church and Community Engagement and Public Affairs at North Greenville University. Austin Donahoo is a Senior Advocacy Specialist at World Relief Upstate SC.  You can read their biographies HERE.

Dr. Hunter Baker is Provost and Dean of the University Faculty at North Greenville University. You can read his biography HERE.

Felicity Ropp, a UHC graduate, is a policy analyst at Palmetto Promise Institute. You can see her biography HERE.

You can view list of topics discussed during the seminar HERE.



  • Dr. Beam, Mr. Donahoo, and Felicity Ropp will be guest speakers in several classrooms during the entire day, including Focus Study.
  • NO-out-to-lunch Day!  Highschool students must stay on campus. A speaker session will be offered in MPR during the lunch hour. Dr. Hunter Baker will talk about the importance of Christian involvement in the political process, and how that relates to political science. He will also address the overall importance of Christian citizenship, and why Liberal Arts matter in today’s world.
  • FREE Chick Fil A Sandwich will be served to all High School Students who register and attend the lunch speaker session – MUST REGISTER BELOW. (Registration for FREE lunch has now been closed. You may still register for EXTRA CREDIT BELOW.)
  • EXTRA CREDIT for a class of their choice will be given to all High School Students who register and attend the lunch speaker session – MUST REGISTER BELOW.
  • Parents are welcome to attend the lunch session (free lunch is provided for High School students only)
  • UHC is a non-profit organization. If you or your business would like to sponsor this event, please reach out to Suzanne ([email protected]). There are several ideas we would like to implement for the students during this event but we need a few sponsorships.
  • We also need 6 parents to help serve lunch for those signed up. Let Suzanne ([email protected]) know if you can help do this!

***PLEASE NOTE that if you have multiple High School Students, you must register each one separately.


February 26
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Anastasia Pishchenko


Grace Church – Taylors
2701 Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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