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.
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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