Welcome to a GREAT 2018 - 2019 school year!!!

1131 Columbia Road

Johnston, SC 29832

803-275-1768 ext. 02313


I hope you're looking forward to a successful year at Strom Thurmond High School. I am looking forward to having you in my classroom and helping you learn about how our United States government operates, how its actions impact each of us, and to inspire you to be an active, voting, contributing citizen in our great nation. I've included a brief biography below to let you know a little bit about my experience, my education, and who I am.

Who Am I...

I grew up in the Harmony Community of Edgefield County, about a mile and a half from Strom Thurmond High School. I had a full, happy life as the middle of three daughters. I am proud to say that I finished Strom Thurmond High School in 1971 and am proud to teach in one of the original classrooms of my alma mater. I then attended Columbia College as a history major and after two terms transferred to Utah State University when my mother, younger sister and I moved to Utah.

I graduated from USCA with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education Social Studies at the age of 40 and received my Master’s Degree in Diversified Learning from Columbia College at the age of 50. I began working with the Edgefield County School District in 1994. I have thoroughly enjoyed my 23 years here at Strom Thurmond High School and was especially honored to be chosen as Teacher of the Year for our school and our district in 2013.

Unfortunately, I do not have any children, but I have three beautiful nieces and a wonderful nephew. I have three dogs from nieces, Cooper, a miniature Dachshund, Brutus, a Bassett mix, and Hamilton, a Lab mix. I am an avid sports enthusiast and can be seen at most Strom Thurmond High School athletic events. I love my career as a high school teacher and feel that supporting my students in their academic and extracurricular endeavors is a vital part of teaching, so, you will also see me at most of the non-sporting events at STHS. I look forward to teaching you this year and hope that I can help enrich your life.

2018 - 2019 SCHEDULE

1st Semester 2nd Semester

A-Day A-Day

1-A Honors Government 1-A Honors Government

Rebel Recon/HS 101 Rebel Recon/HS 101

2-A Planning 2-A Planning

3-A CP Government 3-A CP Planning

4-A CP Government 4-A CP Planning

B-Day B-Day

5-B Honors Government 5-B CP Government

RR Rebel Recon/HS 101

6-B Honors Government 6-B CP Government

7-B CP Government 7-B Honors Government

8-B Planning 8-B Planning