By: Eric LaFontaine, Assistant Communications Manager, Town of Mount Pleasant
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 23, 2022) – School Resource Officer Ransom Walters was selected as State SRO of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Resource Officers as well as being recognized as the Lowcountry Region SRO of the Year. Along with his SRO duties for James B. Edwards Elementary and work on the Mobile Field Force and Harbor Patrol Teams, Walters is heavily involved in leading student athletics by serving as the Head Coach for the James B. Edwards boys basketball team where he has helped lead them to back-to-back conference championships. He also serves as an Assistant Coach for the Lucy Beckham High School Football, JV Boys Basketball and Track and Field teams. Walters is also heavily involved in several community charity events, teaming up with Costco and the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce for the annual Fill the Pantry Event, a program that provides over 80 families with holiday meals. The Town of Mount Pleasant thanks SRO Walters for his dedication to the community.