July 20, 2010

Lees-McRae Adds Greene as Community Relations Manager for Athletics

BANNER ELK, N.C. -- Athletic Director Craig McPhail has announced the hiring of Phillip Greene as the Community Relations Manager for Athletics.

Greene has spent the past year as the sports editor and photographer for the The Avery Post, a local newspaper in Newland, N.C., and as a Youth Minister at Elk Park Christain Church in Elk Park, N.C.

"Phillip's ties to the Banner Elk community and the surrounding High Country will play a key role in our continuing efforts to strengthen our ties in upstate North Carolina," McPhail said.

Greene will wear multiple hats for the Lees-McRae Athletic department including: managing the department's travel schedule, game day set up, community events during athletic contest and assisting the Sports Information Director with feature stories, photos, public relations and Lees-McRae Honors Night.

Greene is a graduate of Milligan College where he majored in Communications with an emphasis in television and radio broadcast.