Palmetto Series Award

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture has launched the third year of the Palmetto Series, a promotional campaign that ties in the rivalry between South Carolina’s Gamecocks and the Clemson Tigers.

The second year’s award will be presented this coming Saturday, with South Carolina having won for the second time, with a scholastic tie-breaker.

A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.