Where are they now?? 1990′s

Gerri Crapse Buhler—BSN from Carolina in 2001; married Eddie Buhler in May 2002 and had a son, Payton Zachary, in August 2005; RN at DHEC, Hampton County Health Department; lives in Hampton

Ashley Manuel Dusenbury—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1992; BA from the
College of Journalism and Mass Communications at Carolina in 1994; married Jonathan Dusenbury, who is also a University graduate, in 1996; has two sons,
Justin and Garrett; director of public relations at Palmetto Health Foundation
in Columbia; lives in Irmo

Michael J. Dyches Jr. —AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1993; BAIS earned at USC Salkehatchie in 1995; 20-year volunteer at Wade Hampton High School;
17-year volunteer with Hampton-Varnville Little League Association; member of
the Hampton County Watermelon Festival Committee for several years; 2004 Wade
Hampton High School volunteer of the year; retired from cellular phone tower construction; lives in Hampton

Antonio Evans—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1997; BS in exercise science from USC Aiken in 2000; owns Reshape Fitness LLC, a mobile fitness business that provides fitness programs, boot-camp classes, program designs, and seminars for individuals and businesses; lives in Charlotte, N.C.

Tonya Smith Garick—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1995; BS in business administration from Carolina in 1997; married Taylor Garick III in August 2007; has one daughter, Mae Elizabeth; works as a Farm Bureau Insurance agent in Orangeburg; lives in Orangeburg

Mary Julie Hadwin—AS from USC Salkehatchie in 1987; BS from USC Aiken
in 1992; works as director of financial aid at USC Salkehatchie; lives in Varnville

Eric Heath—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1999; BS in business finance from USC Aiken in 2001; married for four years and has one son, Mason; lives in Huger

Michelle Jones Kinsey—BSN from Carolina in 1994; married Tony Kinsey in
1994 and has two children, Josh and Ashley; works at the Bamberg County Health
Department, where she has worked since 1999; lives in Bamberg


Picnic anyone? Food has been, and always will be, a constant on the campus, as it was during this picnic in the 1990's.

Jay Lemacks—BA in sociology from USC Aiken in 1993; master of criminal justice from Carolina in 1998; has worked at the S.C. Department of Probation and Parole for 13 years and has been the agent in charge in Colleton County for five years; has a wife and two children; lives in Walterboro

Virginia “Ginga” Causey Lunday— AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1992; married to Dr. Terence D. Lunday for 13 years and has one child, Madison Savannah; is a stay-at-home mom and lives in Florida

Chris McMillan—BS in mechanical engineering; lives in Mt. Pleasant

Todd B. Manuel—BS in business administration/management from Carolina in 1992; has worked as the sales manager for bus sales at Interstate Transportation Equipment in Columbia since 1997; lives in Blythewood

Rita Pangalangan—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1991; BA in education from USC Aiken in 1993; master’s in administration from Charleston Southern University in 2006; received national board certification in 2003; has been teaching for 15 years and is currently a math coach at Black Street Elementary in Walterboro; married to Walter Pangalangan and has three daughters—Ashley, Elizabeth, and Cristina; lives in Walterboro

Walter “Wally” Pangalangan—AS from USC Salkehatchie in 1995; BS in biology from USC Aiken in 1998; master’s in rehabilitation science/ physical therapy from MUSC; owns his own physical therapy practice, Walterboro Physical Therapy Works; married to Rita Pangalangan; lives in Walterboro

Barbara H. Peeples—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1994; BA in elementary education from USC Aiken in 2002, graduated cum laude; working to complete a certification in special education–LD this year; lives in Garnett

Janet Jones-Reno Jackson—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1996; BAIS earned at USC Salkehatchie in 1999; has worked at USC Salkehatchie financial aid office since 2000; married Jerry Eugene Jackson Jr. (Gene) on Aug. 30, 2008, at Fairfax First Baptist Church


Students on teh East Campus take some time out for watermelon in the early 1990's, joined by todays East Campus Director Jane Brewer (far left).


Rennie Nichols Rhodes—AS from USC Salkehatchie in 1990; ASN from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College in 1992; BSN from USC Aiken in 1995; MSN and nurse practitioner certification from the University in 1998; married with two daughters; working as a nurse practitioner at Barnwell Pediatrics since 1998; voted Best Nurse in the Barnwell People-Sentinel’s Best of the Best in 2006 and 2007; serves as nursing adjunct professor at USC Salkehatchie; lives in Barnwell

Nat Shaffer—AA from USC Salkehatchie in 1995; completed undergraduate studies for appraising at The Citadel in 1999, Southeastern School of Auctioneers in 2000, and S.C. Municipal Institute of Government in 2004; married Becky Bates of Allendale in 1998, has three children, Parker, Banks, and Elizabeth Nell; twoterm member of Varnville Town Council; works in the real estate and auction business, Shaffer-Nixon and Associates of Hampton; lives in Varnville