Where are they now?? 1960′s

Ron Avant—BA from Baptist College in Charleston; M.Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; serving as the pastor of Killian Baptist Church in Columbia since 1997; married for 39 years to Anne Gray of Hampton, with two daughters, Lisa and Amanda, and five grandchildren; lives in Blythewood

1960's parade float

USC Salkehatchie beauties take part in a holiday parade in the 1960's.

James S. Barnes—earned a degree in communications electronics from Community College of the Air Force; married in 1971 and has two children; served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1989, now retired; employed as a civilian with the U.S. Air Force Special Operations and hopes to fully retire in a couple of years; lives in New Mexico

Dan S. Brown— BS from the University of South Carolina in 1969; MBA in 1973; retired from Wachovia Bank in 2001; now serves as director of corporate credit at SCANA Corporation; lives in Columbia

Larry Crapse—MAT from The Citadel in 1973; advanced certificates from New York University in 1978, Harvard in 1987, and Vanderbilt in 1999; adjunct professor at Francis Marion University; former district coordinator for Florence District One schools and former rhetoric professor at the University of Illinois; lives in Varnville

Horace W. Duncan—BA from the University in 1971; retired in 2001 from a career in banking and consulting technology; lives in Augusta, Ga.

Otis C. Edwards—BS from the University in 1971; MBA from Carolina in 1972; worked as a business instructor at Midlands Technical College from 1972 to 2005; married to Clemiegene Rhodes for 49 years, with two sons, Otis Carlisle and Paul Kenneth, and four granddaughters; celebrated retirement and an 80th birthday in 2006; lives in Winnsboro

Milton F. “Mickey” Floyd—BS from Limestone College; married to Virginia Wood Floyd, with one daughter, Ashley, and four grandchildren; works as district sales manager for Miller Chemical and Fertilizer Company; lives in Charleston


The advent of karaoke machines brought a whole new potential for embarrassment to campus events. Students at this luau in the early 2000's joined in the fun.

Joseph “Steve” Hair—was a member of the Salkehatchie baseball team during his time on campus; married to Sherry and has four children, Matthew, Jessi, Davis, and Stephanie; works in procurement at the Savannah River Site, where he has worked for 25 years; lives in Barnwell

Nancy F. Harrison—and her husband recently retired and are living on the farm where she grew up in Denmark; proud grandparents of two granddaughters

William A. Hice Jr.—received a BS in marketing; lives in North Carolina

Wise S. Johnson—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1967; BS from Carolina in 1969; MBA from Nova University in 1984; married Peggy Black in 1969 and has four children, Angela, Matthew, Jeremy, and Nicholas; lives in Florida

Larry C. Kinard—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1968; BS in business administration from Carolina in 1970; retired from Bank of America in 1993; lives in Bishopville

Elaine J. Lawrence—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1967; BA from Carolina in 1969; Interdisciplinary MA from Carolina in 1999; works as the assistant to the dean at USC Salkehatchie; lives in Barnwell

Hugh McMillan—BS in business administration from Carolina in 1972; lives in Spartanburg

Tom McMillan—BS from Carolina in 1972; semiretired sales professional; lives in Chapin

Edward L. “Ted” Mayo Jr.—played basketball at USC Salkehatchie; married Elizabeth “Jenny” Godejohn in 1972 and has two daughters, Selden “Cassie” and Lesleigh, who are both married, and two granddaughters; lives in Barnwell

Jerry Morris—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1968; BA from Carolina in 1970; M.Ed. from Carolina in 1978; Ed.S. from Carolina in 1990; currently serves as director of the Barnwell County Museum in Barnwell; lives in Barnwell

Cheryl Crapse Murdaugh—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1968; BS in education from the University in 1970; married Bruce Murdaugh in 1970 and has two daughters and two grandchildren; retired after 28 years of teaching, now teaches high school math as a retired teacher at Colleton County High School; lives in Walterboro

Julia Wicker Parlagreco—BS in early childhood education from Brenau University in 1998, magna cum laude graduate; married to Charles Parlagreco with three sons, Charles, Kevin, and Andrew, and one granddaughter; lives in Georgia

Doris Perry—and her family moved to Charleston in 1980, where she became a realtor; widowed in 2005; lives in Charleston

Georgina Schettino Riley—BA in foreign languages from Carolina in 1972; retired in 2005 as a school coordinator at Aiken School District; works part-time as a Spanish interpreter; lives in Aiken

Donnie Weeks—BS from the University in 1970; MS from Carolina in 1980; serves as president and CEO of Kershaw County Medical Center; married to Lynn Williams, with two children; trains and shows Tennessee walking horses; lives in Camden

Linda Zionkowski—BA in business education from Carolina in 1968; master’s in counseling from Carolina; married to Pete Zionkowski; works as principal of Barnwell High School; lives in Barnwell