T. Boone Pickens to speak at Clemson

The businessman who has earned the reputation of being one of America’a best will deliver a public lecture this month at Clemson University where he’s to share his insights on leadership. T. Boone Pickens’ will focus on how to become an effective leader at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon, April 18 at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. The lecture is free but, if you plan to attend, you are asked to register online. Pickens built one of the country’s largest independent oil companies. By speaking at Clemson, Pickens will find himself in Pickens County, a thought which is not lost on him. “I have deep South Carolina roots going all the way back to John C. Calhoun and Gen. Andrew Pickens,” said Pickens. “I take considerable pride in the Pickens name and the wonderful heritage and history tied to our family and South Carolina. I’m eager to return there and rekindle our family’s love and respect of our ancestry.”