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Meet the Team: Cheryl Garrison

Posted by: Cheryl Garrison on Monday, July 22, 2019
I am a native of the Upstate, born in Greenville, raised in Easley. I have lived in the area my entire life, with the exception, of an exciting year in Washington DC and four incredible years in Mexico Beach, Florida. I currently live in the Greater ...

Meet the Team: Kritika Ravichander

Posted by: Kritika Ravichander on Thursday, June 13, 2019
Although my family moved here from India, I have had the privilege to be born and raised in Greenville for my whole life. I am proud to call it my only home, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I am currently am a rising junior at the IB ...

Meet the Team: Matt Phillips

Posted by: Matt Phillips on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
“By the grace of God, my kinfolk and I are Carolinians” – South Carolinians, to be exact. These opening lines to Ben Robertson’s memoir Red Hills and Cotton perfectly capture my feelings towards the place I call home. When I ...

Meet the Team: Marnie Schwartz-Hanley

Posted by: Marnie Schwartz-Hanley on Tuesday, April 2, 2019
I wasn’t born here, but it turns out my people were from around here anyway. I was born in Florida, raised in New York on beautiful, beach-lined, Long Island, and other than that one odd year in Texas, I’ve been here in the Upstate ever ...

Meet the Team: Catherine Demaret

Posted by: Catherine Demaret on Wednesday, February 6, 2019
My name is Catherine Demaret and I am a current junior at Clemson University. I am from Schaumburg, IL, one of the northwest suburbs of Chicago. I have lived in or around the city my whole life and my whole family is made up of huge Chicago sports ...

Meet the Team: Kezia Richardson

Posted by: Kezia Richardson on Wednesday, February 6, 2019
While I would like to call Greenville home, I currently reside in Augusta, Georgia. My move to Augusta was a result of my parents’ service in the US Army. Unlike most military brats this was the only move I had to experience during my ...

Meet the Team: Madison Hall

Posted by: Madison Hall on Thursday, November 29, 2018
From the Pee Dee, to “God’s Country”, to the Midlands, I’m back in my favorite part of South Carolina. I’m from Florence, South Carolina and grew up there my entire life before heading off to college. My siblings and ...

Meet the Team: Stephanie Tutunjian

Posted by: Stephanie Tutunjian on Tuesday, September 4, 2018
My name is Stephanie Tutunjian and I am from Easley, South Carolina. I am a senior at Clemson University where I am pursing a BA degree in Political Science with a minor in Brand Communications. Although most of my hobbies include spending time at ...

Meet the Team, Shauna Johnson

Posted by: Shauna Johnson on Tuesday, July 10, 2018
My story begins right here in the Upstate, growing up in the small, historic town of Cowpens, in Spartanburg County. I remained in Spartanburg for college, receiving my B.A. in Psychology from Converse College (go Pink Panthers!) Most of my career ...

Meet the Team: Jay Smith

Posted by: Jay Smith on Tuesday, June 12, 2018
I’m a rising junior at Carolina High School and I plan to attend Winthrop University to pursue a master’s degree in fine arts. I’m a member of the CHS Tiger Alliance and National Honors Society. I’m originally from ...
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