Batesburg-Leesville, SC (Paul Kirby) Batesburg-Leesville High School senior Cooper Gettys has been selected as the Batesburg-Leesville lunch Rotary Club’s Student of the Month. Gettys was presented the award at the organization's lunch meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Cooper is the son of Jody and Marsha Gunter.
Gettys plays both baseball and football at Batesburg-Leesville High School. He has been successful at both sports while keeping his GPA up and maintaining an active social life. After graduation, Gettys wants to attend college. He is looking at Newberry, Presbyterian College, or USC Aiken.
Cooper received a plaque from the Rotary Club, a free lunch at Angelo’s Greek and Italian, and also gets a reserved parking spot at the high school.