Andreas kampizionis, former president of the Evrytanian Union of America “Velouchi” recently appointed to and representative of Panefrytanikis Union in the US, outside of the university career, boasts excellent and diverse career and contribution to his hometown as and adoptive homeland, America.
Graduate of School and Teachers College Lamia, taught for three years, he served his military service as a reserve lieutenant and in 1957 emigrated with his on St. Vlacherna, Haryana, wife Panagiota nee Stavros Hondros, USA first stop in New York.
In New York, working as a bank and attending Finance courses at New York University, he received his degree majoring in Economics and subsequently settled in polis Florence, South Carolina, served in cadastral as and restaurant business being made in the year 1999, as a founding member and member of the Board of First Reliance Bank.
In parallel, graduated of South Carolina University Master’s in Philosophy, hired as a professor of Philosophy from Francis Marion University and the Florence-Darlington Technical College, -Idrymata nationally anagnorismena- where consistently teaches from 1988.
Active and functionalized member or chairman educational, social, national, charitable, politistikonm as expatriate and American organizations and institutions, has received many recognitions and honors brighten him and the Greek name like the following:
Appointment as first commissioner upon culture and cultural affairs of a district Region Florence, South Carolina (2008)
The Ellis Island Medal of Honor for services offered by the promotion nathropinon rights in adoptive homeland, America, and for the preservation and dissemination of morals, customs and tradition of his birthplace, Greece (2002)
The Jack Baker Award for his contribution to the Arts and Letters of the region – Chairman Boards Symphony Orchestra, Art Museum, etc. (1989)
The Americanism Award of the National Organization Daughters of the American Revolution for their support and contribution to the struggle for equality and freedom of the individual (1986)
The offikio the Archon of the Ecumenical Patreiarcheiou Constantinople through to the church services (1982)
The Order of the Palmeto of the States of South Carolina, the highest recognition awarded to citizens of counties for services to koikonia of (1988)
Appointment despite the Governor of South Carolina as mnimou member of the Committee.
Conservation of Historical Monuments of counties.
regularly visiting each summer of the geneteia, Greece participates with papers at Congresses like this Evrytanian of Scientists and at roundtables. He also participated in the television series “Secret Harmony” Extra Channel 3 is a member of the OLYMPOS Universal Intellectual Centre, based in Athens.