Class Notes August 2023

By John Stabinger
Posted on 1 August 2023 | 12:07 pm

Class Notes

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August 2023


Nancy Limehouse Morrow is an Interior Designer and resides in Mount Pleasant, SC, with her husband, David. The couple has two children, Jennings Morrow ’03 and Griffin Morrow ’06.


George Cabaniss retired from Intel Corporation in September 2022. Mr. Cabaniss and his wife, Jo, reside in Portland, OR.


Martha Boatwright Boone is a retired Urologist. Dr. Boone has written three books, The Big Free, Mother Charity, and The Unfettered Urologist. She resides in Roswell, GA, with her husband, Jesse.


Dawn Brewer is the new Clinical Learning Specialist for AstraZeneca and resides in Stone Mountain, GA.


Sabrina Moore is the Manager, Business & Legal Affairs for Comcast. Ms. Moore earned her project management certificate from the University of North Georgia in 2016. She resides in Lawrenceville, GA.

Greg Westcott is the new Dealer Principal at Westcott Buick GMC and resides in Elon, NC, with his wife, Ashley Wrenn Westcott ’96.


Julie Emde Marlowe is the new Academic Specialist, International Teacher Coach, at Greenville County Schools. Dr. Marlowe resides in Simpsonville, SC, with her husband, William.


Brandy Clements is the Owner and Ambassador of Craft for the Silver River Center for Chair Caning and resides in Asheville, NC.

Kevin Rhodes is the new Director, Opioid Abatement Coalition, at Alpha Behavioral Health Center. He resides in Ridgeway, SC, with his wife, Rhonda.


Kate Simson is the Chief of Staff, Global Education, of Flywire. Ms. Simson resides in Scarborough, ME, with her husband, Lance Dutson, and their two children, Sayre and Wyatt.


Camille Worthington Horton is a Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Horton and her husband, Craig, reside in Clemson, SC, with their children, Ebb, Dorothy, James, and Louise.


Marcy Buckner is the new Vice President, Employer Health Policy and Advocacy at AHIP and resides in Washington, D.C.


Katie Crawford (MA) was awarded first place for the Thomas H. McDill Award from the North Carolina Poetry Society for her poem Litchfield Beach. Ms. Crawford’s second historical novel, The Miniaturist’s Assistant, is set in Charleston and will be published in May 2025 by Regal House Publishing. She earned her MFA in writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2014. Ms. Crawford and her husband, Stuart Dodson, reside in Brevard, NC, with their two daughters, Wylie and Willoday.

Jeremy Ekberg (MA) is an Assistant Professor at Fort Hays State University. Dr. Ekberg earned his PhD in English from the University of Alabama in 2011. He resides in Brunswick, GA.

Stephanie Felder was promoted by the Surgeon General’s Office to Captain O6. Captain Felder is the Lead Consultant, Military Social Work Curriculum, for the Council on Social Work Education and resides in Laurel, MD.

Jeanne Goins Hatcher is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) at the Emory University School of Medicine and The Emory Clinic. Dr. Hatcher earned her MD from Wake Forest University in 2008. She resides in Atlanta with her husband, Kyle D’Mellow. The Hatchers are generous supporters of the Alumni Fund.

Sarah Justice recently relocated to Columbia, SC, and is the Communications Director for the South Carolina Bar. Ms. Justice earned her MBA from the University of South Carolina in 2012.

Donna Longo Murphy is a Criminal Defense Attorney for Price Benowitz, LLP, and established her own law firm eight years ago. Ms. Murphy is the current Treasurer and Past President of the Arlington County Bar Association. She earned her JD from the Charleston School of Law in 2009. Ms. Murphy resides in Falls Church, VA, with her husband, Jason. The Murphys have given to the Alumni Association Fund.


Claire Rauschenberg (MA) is the Director of Communications for Crawford & Company and resides in Decatur, GA.


Lindsay Lott Clever is the Training Manager for the South Carolina Federal Credit Union. Ms. Clever earned her certificate in credit union leadership from the University of Georgia in June. She was awarded the Tom McWilliam Service to SRCUS Award at graduation. Ms. Clever resides in Moncks Corner, SC, with her husband, Michael.

Adam Foreman is the new Senior Vice President, Regulatory Execution Leader, for Wells Fargo. Mr. Foreman resides in Charlotte, NC.

Victoria Frank Peluso is the Author of the newly released novel, My Magnolia Summer, published by Harper Collins. Ms. Peluso studied at the French Culinary Institute and graduated in 2010. She resides on Johns Island, SC, with her husband, Carmine, and their two children, Ted and Thea.


Taylor Bradley was named Principal of Westview Middle School in Berkeley County, SC. Dr. Bradley and his wife, Chelsea Mintz Bradley ’09, reside in Hanahan, SC, with their son, Weston.

Anne Bannister Calabro is a Registered Nurse for Trinity Health. Ms. Calabro resides in Granger, IL, with her two children, Josephine and Atlas.

Charlie Moore is the new District Sales Manager for US Foods and resides in Greenville, SC.

Samantha Heester Morrison is the Events and Partner Marketing Specialist for Kneat based in Limerick, Ireland. Ms. Morrison resides in Charleston, SC, with her husband, Hugh.

Stacy Isaacs Robinson is the Senior Accounting Manager for GPM Investments, LLC. Ms. Robinson resides in Charleston, SC, with her husband, Robbie, and their daughter, Brooke. The Robinson family has donated to the Alumni Association Fund.


Sarah Barnes is an Art Teacher for the Gainesville Country Day School and resides in High Springs, FL.

Elena Helminiak Busby is a Closed-Captioning Editor for Side Door Media. Ms. Busby and her husband, Shaun, welcomed their first child, Van Busby, in September 2021. The Busby family resides in Oceanside, CA.

Rose Christ is the Co-Chair, New York Practice, for Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies. Ms. Christ was included on the 2023 LGBTQ+ Power Players List by amNewYork, Gay City News, and Politics NY. She resides in Elmsford, NY.

Jamie Edmonds works at Arizona State University as the Director of the Critical Languages Institute, the Associate Director of the Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of religious studies. Dr. Edmonds earned his MA in religious studies from the University of California, Riverside, in 2012 and earned his PhD in the anthropology of religion from Arizona State University in 2021. He resides in Phoenix, AZ, with his wife, Katelyn. The Edmonds are continued supporters of the Religious Studies Program.

Kim Youngblood Overton is a Family Physician for Peacehealth Southwest. Dr. Overton earned her MD from the University of South Carolina, Greenville, in 2017. She and her husband, John Overton ’09, reside in Vancouver, WA, with their two sons, Theodore and Emerson.


Steven Holshouser is the Director of Business Development for Kiytaec. Dr. Holshouser earned his PhD in biochemistry and drug discovery from the Medical University of North Carolina in 2018. He married his wife, Sarah, in May 2022. The couple resides in Brevard, NC.

Garrett Campbell (MED ’14) is a Teacher and Head Coach of the boys’ varsity basketball team at Philip Simmons High School. Mr. Campbell’s wife, Caroline Carnahan Campbell ’13, is a Teacher at the Whitmore School. The couple resides in Hanahan, SC, with their two sons, Woods and Adam. The Campbells have recently given to the Alumni Association Fund.

Meghan McCormack Watson is the Director of Operations & Marketing for the School of Education at the College. Ms. Watson earned her MEd in higher education leadership from The Citadel in 2022. She and her husband, Kip Watson ’11, reside in Charleston, SC.


Maghen Kimmel-Mulieri is a Teacher for the Hamilton County Department of Education and resides in Hixson, TX.
Emily Sorge married Benton Henderson in July. Ms. Sorge earned her JD from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 2019 and is now practicing as an attorney. She earned her MFA in creative writing from North Carolina State University in 2019. The couple resides in Raleigh, NC.


Kelcey Davis is the new Marketing Specialist for Abode Communities and resides in Marina Del Ray, CA.

Colleen Etman is studying English language and literature at the University of South Carolina (USC) with plans to graduate with her PhD in 2024. Ms. Etman received a Bilinski Fellowship to complete her dissertation work at USC and taught a themed English 101 section in Star Wars as literature. She resides in Columbia, SC.


Ross Baker retired from the U.S. Navy as a dental officer in June and is now a Dentist for Orchard Lake Dentistry. Dr. Baker earned his DDS from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2018. He resides in Charlotte, NC, with his spouse, Vincent Giannandrea ’14.

Taylor Baxley Korizon is a Provider Client Access Coordinator for Health Information Associates, Inc. Ms. Korizon married Michael Korizon in October 2019. The couple resides in Goose Creek, SC. The Korizons are continued supporters of the Alumni Association Fund.

Teddy Rodts is the new Chief Financial Officer at Renfroe Properties, LLC, and resides in Chicago.

Kimberly Holliday Teague and her husband, Matthew, welcomed their second daughter in October 2022. Catherine Ann joins older sister Charlotte Alice. The Teague family resides in Aiken, SC.


Jackie Hazlett is a Senior Analyst for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Ms. Hazlett earned her MA in criminology from the George Washington University in 2017. She resides in Charleston, SC.

Justin Herp has relocated back to Charleston, SC, and is the new Manager, National Tax Practice, at Elliott Davis.
Nick Royal is the Director of Sales for Coastal Cruising Carts, LLC, and resides in Mount Pleasant, SC.


Brenna Casey is a Resident Physician at Memorial Health University Medical Center. Dr. Casey and her husband, Richard Faust ’16, reside in Savannah, GA.

Michael Chapman is the Senior UX Researcher for Fidelity. Mr. Chapman earned his MA in anthropology from North Carolina State University in 2017. Mr. Chapman resides in Durham, NC, with his spouse, Nathan Sperry.

Montana Feix is a Project Manager for Oceaneering. Ms. Feix resides in Charleston, SC, with her husband, Patrick McCrory. Ms. Feix has recently donated to the Alumni Association Fund.

Melanie Luck is an Athletic Trainer for Paralympic Track & Field. Ms. Luck is also an Educator for Lululemon. She married Will Acton in June 2019 and the couple resides in Saint Johns, FL.


Cameron Bauer is the Deputy District Director for Congressman Josh Gottheimer and resides in Madison, NJ.

Fran Miller Knudsen (MBA ’18) is the Owner of blūm, a coffee shop with locations in both Charleston and Columbia, SC. Ms. Knudsen has recently relocated to Charleston, SC, with her husband, Spencer. The Knudsens have recently given to the Campus Preservation Fund.

Lauren Halter Koch is a Registered Nurse at the Medical University of South Carolina. Ms. Koch and her husband, Jacob, just welcomed their first child, Mia Evelyn Koch, in June. The Koch family resides in Summerville, SC.

Laura Taylor married Eric Walsh in March 2023. Ms. Taylor is the Grants and Contracts Manager for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she earned her MPP in public policy in 2022. The couple resides in Baltimore, MD.


Michael Brazinski is the new Project Coordinator Intern at Team4Tech. Mr. Brazinski is studying international policy and development at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey with plans to graduate with his MA in 2023. He resides in Morganton, NC.

Christopher Hans is a Value Analyst for Phreesia and resides in North Charleston, SC.

Sana Hussain is the Recruitment Manager for Soho House and resides in Los Angeles, CA.

Brianna Mawra is studying urban and regional planning at the University of Amsterdam in the fall. Ms. Mawra resides in Charlotte, NC.

April Nimmons is an Ophthalmic Technician for Central Ohio Eye Physicians, LLC. Ms. Nimmons is studying drug development and clinical research at the University of Cincinnati with plans to graduate with her MS in 2024. She resides in Columbus, OH, with her son, Zayne.

Jessie Riley is the new Oncology Infusion Nurse at Norton Healthcare. Ms. Riley married Jacob Litton in May 2022. The couple resides in Leesville, SC.


Annabel Carrington is a sailing coach for the College and resides in Mount Pleasant, SC.

Mattie Hucks is a Pharmacist and has joined a co-doctoral fellowship with neuropsychiatric biotechnology company Biogen, which creates package inserts with information for drugs. Ms. Hucks recently graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina. She resides in Boston, MA.

Jamie Lief is a Pelvic Floor Occupational Therapist at Spear Physical and Occupational Therapy. Ms. Lief earned her MSOT in occupational therapy from Columbia University in 2022 and is now studying at Boston University with plans to graduate with her doctoral degree in 2024. She resides in New York City.

Niko LeVigne is a Multifamily Acquisitions Manager for MIG Real Estate and resides in Charleston, SC.

Meaghan Silsby is the New Director of Development for the USS Yorktown Foundation in Charleston, SC.

Patricia Ploehn Stone is a Historic Preservation Specialist for the Warren Lasch Conservation Center at Clemson University. Ms. Stone earned her MS in historic preservation from Clemson University in 2022. She married Brandon Stone ’21 in March 2023, and the couple resides in Summerville, SC.


Libby Bieri is a Marine Field Technician for The Nature Conservancy in Williamsburg, VA. Ms. Bieri earned her MS in environmental sciences from the University of Virginia in 2022.

Megan Eney is an Associate Manager for OMD in New York City.

William Meis has been promoted to Consultant with Deloitte and resides in South Burlington, VT.

Jay Olvera earned his MA in design for performance from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in July. Mr. Olvera resides in Cardiff, Wales.

Kyleigh Petersen is an MD/PhD Candidate at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Ms. Petersen married Alec Brimmer in July. The couple resides in Lake Hopatcong, NJ.


Marina Baxley is the Programs and Outreach Director of the Wilkes Art Gallery. Ms. Baxley resides in Fleetwood, NC, with her son, Tucker James Ormson, Jr.

Ian Braddock is the new Grants & Contracts Specialist, Seidman Cancer Center Contract Liaison, at University Hospitals. Sgt. Braddock resides in Cleveland, OH.

Carson Lopez is the Business Development Manager for Learfield – UNC Greensboro Sports Properties and resides in Greensboro, NC. Mr. Lopez recently donated to the Campus Preservation Fund.

Juliana Morehouse was crowned Miss Maine and is the first married woman to compete for the Miss USA crown. Ms. Morehouse resides in Maine, with her husband, Taylor.

Robert Rosso is studying environmental science and policy at Columbia University with plans to graduate with his MPA. Mr. Russo resides in Manhasset, NY.

Caroline Walker is a new Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton in Atlanta.


Emma Bruno has been accepted into the Master of Professional Studies in emergency and disaster management at Georgetown University and resides in Charleston, SC. Ms. Bruno has recently given to the Campus Preservation Fund.

Katie Fleischman is the Access and Instruction Specialist for the Addlestone Library at the College. Ms. Fleishman is studying library and information science at the University of South Carolina with plans to graduate with her MLIS in 2024.

Katie Hopewell is studying public policy and human development at Maastricht University with plans to graduate in August. Ms. Hopewell is a Student Ambassador for the Communications Office at the university and recently interviewed the Swiss Ambassador to the Netherlands.

Ryan Thompson is the Assistant Research Director for the South Carolina Legislative Council and resides in Murrells Inlet, SC.