Spartanburg Science Center named in honor of retiring director

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – John Green, the man at the helm of the Spartanburg Science Center, is retiring.

Many students in Spartanburg know Green. He’s spent nearly 40 years at the science center.

Science CenterSunday, they held a reception to celebrate his retirement.

Green says it’s been a thrill for him to be able to work with children over all these years.

They also surprised him by announcing that they will name the center in his honor.

“I’m absolutely stunned, humbled, amazed, thrilled and honored it was certainly not expected, anticipated…it’s a great honor,” said Green.

Green says in his retirement he’ll still be involved, helping with some camps over the summer and some after-school programs this year.

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