Dr. Ayesha Hunter, principal of Bates Middle School, is one of the few professional and civic leaders in the state of South Carolina selected by State Superintendent of Education, Molly Spearman, to serve on the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate Competency Development Stakeholder Group. This group will undertake the important work of developing competencies for the world class skills and life and career characteristics of the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate. Through this work, the group will further define the critical components of the skills and characteristics and identify what it means for students to demonstrate they have achieved the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate and are ready for college, career, and citizenship.