Gayle Durst Beebe graduated from the University of
South Carolina. She and her husband have two children, Ryan and Kelly.
Joan Hunt Miller received her BS in education from
Clarence M. Kibler received his BA in history from
the University of South Carolina.
Alanna Turner Bair received her BA in English from
Winthrop College and her master's in library science from the University
of South Carolina. She and her husband have one daughter, Shanna.
Chris W. Huber graduated from Clemson University
with a BS degree in forestry. He is Technical Director and Service
Manager-with a major corporation. He is a member of the American Society
of Foresters and has two patents registered with the US Patent Office.
Ozey K. Horton Jr is married to the former Sarah
Shields. Ozey is a director and management consultant. He graduated cum
laude with a BS in engineering from Duke University and an MBA
from Harvard Business School.
Marion Keith Crain graduated from Furman University.
Kaye Scott Acton earned her BS degree in medical
technology from Emory University. She is a medical technologist.
Elizabeth Dewitt Hall received her BA and her M.Ed.
in secondary education from Clemson. She is an algebra and pre-algebra.
She and David have a son, Byran David, who is 14.
Douglas Van Osdell graduated from Clemson University.
Samuel B. Baker Jr earned his BS in zoology from
Clemson and his DMD from MUSC. He is a dentist in private practice.
He and his wife, Mimbee, have three children, Kemper, Julie, and Samuel.
Deceased: Jessie Gaskins.
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