District Five names new assistant director for Career and Technical Education

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named Roy Frick the new Assistant Director of Career and Technical Education. Frick will oversee the daily operations at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center).

“I’m most excited about coming to the Center of Advanced Technical Studies and working with all the great schools and businesses within the community to give our students an opportunity to be successful,” Frick said. “I’m most looking forward to preparing our students for success in the twenty-first century workforce.”

Frick has been a professional educator since 2012. He attended Anderson University earning a Bachelor’s Degree in business management. Frick also earned a Master’s Degree in educational administration from American College of Education. He has served as an assistant principal at Batesburg-Leesville Middle School since 2021. Prior to joining administration, he worked at Batesburg-Leesville High School as the Career and Technology Education (CTE) Director/Work-Based Coordinator. As the CTE Director, Mr. Frick helped the school’s work-based program see tremendous growth. He has also served as a business and computer education teacher.

“I am very excited to have Mr. Frick join the School District Five Career and Technical Education team,” David Prigge, School District Five’s Career and Technical Education Director said. “His experience and knowledge will bring a fresh perspective as School District Five establishes new and innovative programs of study.”