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Powerful art
KCSD art teacher is record-setting powerlifter
Robinson and Blackmon
Robinson is pictured with her coach Ron Blackmon, owner of Carolina Fitness, after setting records in the raw bench press in Myrtle Beach last month.
Faith, strength, endurance and 122 pounds. That’s what it took for Wateree and Bethune elementary school art teacher Renee Robinson to set the South Carolina state record for female bench press last fall. Last September, Robinson competed in her first raw “full-power” powerlifting competition in Rock Hill to benefit special needs children.