1967 The city of Rock Hill honored Catawba resident Cynthia Plair Roddey during the 2019 Freedom Walkway Local Heroes for Justice and Equality event. Roddey was recognized for her trailblazing and pioneering spirit as Winthrop’s first African-American student.

1972 “Voices Still Heard, Dreams Still Believed, Scenes Still Viewed” is a creative nonfiction short story published by Rock Hill resident Doris Ezell-Schmitz.


Betty Creamer of Desert Hot Springs, California, is the first recipient of the Dorothy Anne Honeychurch Award for Women’s Leadership.


Conway resident Priscilla Wyman Fuller retired as the chief compliance officer for Services for the UnderServed.

1987 The Walt Schrader Environmental Educator of the Year Award, given by York County, was presented to Susan “Missy” Stringfellow of Rock Hill. Stringfellow is a fifth- grade teacher at York Road Elementary School.

1990 Columbia resident Lisa Graham Brooks is the magnet lead teacher at Nursery Road Elementary School-Arts Magnet.


George Austin of Alpharetta, Georgia, completed his doctorate in public administration.

“The Golden Rules of Social Media Marketing” is a book authored by Heather Heuman of Columbia.

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Michael Patrick of Hanahan is the director of business intelligence and analytics at Allen Lund Company.

Woodstock, Georgia, resident Robert Tidwell, an attorney, was selected by the city council to be the new lead municipal judge.

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The Summerville Journal Scene featured Mount Pleasant resident Marie Connelly for her work with STEAM initiatives as the instruction technology specialist at Joseph Pye Elementary School.


Phoenix City, Alabama, resident Jamie Spanner, a fifth grade social studies and math teacher at Key Elementary, received the Kinetic Credit Union Golden Apple Award.


Julie Pigg of Jefferson was nomi- nated by her peers as the 2019-20 Reading Teacher of the Year at Bethune Elementary School.


Dana Stachowiak of Greensboro, North Carolina, is director of the Women’s Studies and Resource Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.


The New American Paintings publication featured Baton Rouge, Louisiana, artist Luke Atkinson.


Bryan Mobley of Charlotte, North Carolina, received his Master of Science in higher education admin- istration from Capella University.

Roman Vitanza of Arlington, Texas, received the Major Howell Balsem Public Affairs Exceptional Achieve- ment Award in digital media.


Frances (JoAn) Smith-Floyd ’60 to Charles Floyd

Bridget Baucom Latimer ’69 to Larry Geddie

Thomas McCullough III ’92 to Cindy K. McCullough

Jennifer Nance Austin ’98 to David Kempka

Pamela Clair Britt ’02 to Steve Roberts

Amanda Renee Mings ’04 to Randy Gardner

Santana Lashanda Davis ’07 to Marisse Kennedy

Trent Stuart Erving ’09 and Brooke Nicole Alberson ’13

Deonna Nicole McNeill ’10 to Gregory Okotie

Kathryn (Katie) Amy Boseman ’12 to David Johnson

Victoria (Tori) Louise McLean ’12 to Michael Good

Mary Katherine Stevens ’12 to Wally Bright

Rachel Elizabeth Stokes ’14 to Mark Alan Starnes

Mark Randall Walker ’14 to Julianne Betsill ’15

Samantha White Basciano ’16 to Frankie Basciano

Caroline Nicole Cody ’16 to Andrew Blackwood

Kaylin Genna Gragg ’16 to Ryan Staub

Emma Laurent Stanton ’17 to Nolan Thaddeus Gregory ’18

Morgan Brent Anderson ’18 to Alan Parker

Katelyn Elaine Arledge ’19 to Luke Christopher Johnson ’19


Elizabeth Dimond Cornine ’04, a daughter, Evie Cornine, Oct. 2019

Stacey Singleton Whitfield ’04, ’05, twin son and daughter, Keith (KJ) Whitfield Jr. and Kamille Whitfield, Aug. 1, 2019

Courtney Callahan-Griffin ’05, a son, Gage Callahan-Griffin, Sept. 19, 2019

Patrick (Ollie) Jefferson ’07 and Jemia Keels Jefferson ’08, a daughter, Sage Olivia Jefferson, Nov. 2018

Kelly Danielle Johnson ’08, a son, Braxton Alphonso Taylor, Nov. 30, 2019


Justin Curtis Meade ’08, a son, Bo Meade, April 2019

Lauren Westfall Edmonds ’09 and Michael (Mike) David Edmonds ’08, a daughter, Margaret Edmonds, April 2019

Emily Burton Studebaker ’10 and Brandon Lee Studebaker ’08, a daughter, Presley Elizabeth Studebaker, Oct. 16, 2019

Muri Mata Howle ’11, a daughter, Madelynn Howle, Sept. 2018

Blair Ligon McCraney ’11, a daughter, Grace Auten McCraney, Sept. 11, 2019

Lindsay Johnson Miller ’11, ’13, a son, Landon Miller, Feb. 2019

Andrea McMaster Walters ’11 and Mitchell (Cam) Walters ’12, a son, Harper Mac Walters, Dec. 6, 2019

Kristen Harris Cochran ’12, a son, Hudson Louis Cochran, Sept. 9, 2019

Taylor Hicks Davis ’15, a daughter, Oliva June Davis, Sept. 25, 2019

Allison Lawrence Roesler ’15 and Thomas Roesler ’16, a daughter, Elaina Roesler, 2019

LaPorche (Porche’) Stevenson ’15, a son, Mason Allen, Aug. 2019

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