Boonville native named to college board


ROCK HILL, S.C. — Dr. Roger Winslow Schock has been selected as a member of the Board of Trustees of Clinton College in Rock Hill. Clinton College was founded in 1894 and is one of 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States.

The HBCU make up 2.5 percent of all schools of higher education. The HBCU enroll 263,000 undergraduates and 36,000 graduate students. They bestow 21 percent of all bachelor degrees awarded to African Americans. Schock was the first Board of Trustees member to be selected while enrolled as a student of Clinton College in its 122 year history.

Schock grew up in Boonville and is a graduate of Boonville High School Class of 1966. Roger lived in Boonville until 1987 when, at the age of 40, left to pursue his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at LIFE University in Marietta, Georgia. Receiving his degree in March 1991 Roger opened his Rock Hill Chiropractic Works clinic on Labor Day of the same year and is in his 25th year of practice with his wife Glenda on East Main Street in Rock Hill. They have two daughters, a son-in-law and two grandchildren, Amelia and Benton.

Schock established Cheer For Children, a 501(c)3 charity in 1992, serving children with the greatest need. In addition to these commitments, the doctor currently serves on the Board of Directors of York County First Steps to School Readiness Partnership and is a member of the Rock Hill Community Relations Council, Rock Hill Reads Committee and the Optimist Club of Rock Hill.

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