Class of 1999
Susan Cannon Crisafulli received her PhD in medieval literature from Vanderbilt University and in 2008 began teaching as an assistant professor of English at Franklin College in Franklin, Indiana. In 2014, Susan was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor; she is also the chair of the English department. She was named the 2012 Academic Advisor of the Year and was the 2014 recipient of the Clifford and Paula Dietz Award for Faculty Excellence, which “recognizes a faculty member who exhibits competence in his/her chosen discipline or profession; the ability to communicate effectively, not merely information about, but an understanding of his/her discipline or profession to students; and the ability to stimulate students and faculty colleagues to do their best work.” In March 2015, The Franklin published an article about Susan, “Some Professors Had Different Career Paths in Mind Before Teaching.”
Amy Clarke is now a Lifestyle reporter for The Greenville News in Greenville, SC.
Sara Dustin is working on her PhD at the University of Florida (2009).
Ronald Miller, Jr., earned his MA andPhD in English from the University of South Carolina. He is the Director of Career Development at Francis Marion University.
Jennifer Reid Webb received her master’s degree in English from the University of South Carolina in 2002. Since that time she has worked as a writer and editor at a research and training center called The Center for Child and Family Studies in USC’s College of Social Work. In this position, she writes training curricula, grants, reports, brochures, and press releases.
Class of 1998
Ginny Lawton Wood was invited to attend an NEH seminar on poetry with professor Helen Vendler, one of the leading poetry critics in America, in Summer 2007 at Harvard University. She was one of only fifteen teachers selected nationwide for this honor.
In July 2008, Amy Nunamaker was named Art Director for Collins + Company Advertising/Design in Myrtle Beach, SC. “She’ll be responsible for design, art direction, concept development, and production of collateral, print advertising, and interactive marketing.”
Class of 1997
Alison Barnard has accepted a new job as an aide to the governor of Victoria, Australia. The job involves speechwriting for the governor, his wife, and the lieutenant governor; preparing for events; attending events; and other communication duties.
Gray Lesesne is Canon of Christ Church Cathedral in Indianapolis, IN.
Class of 1996
Stacy Dyer served as the Manager of Marketing at Presbyterian College for many years before taking the position of Marketing & Program Specialist for Greenlink at the City of Greenville. He is currently a Content Strategist at the Enveritas Group in Greenville, SC.
Class of 1995
Katherine Bonner Branch teaches English and language arts at Northside High School in Warner Robins, GA. In July 2015, she was named Teacher of the Year for her school district; read an article about her award here.
Class of 1993
In August 2009, Midnight Ink Books published Elizabeth Spann Craig’s novel Pretty is as Pretty Dies, the first in the Myrtle Clover Mystery series. Under the pseudonym Riley Adams, Elizabeth published Delicious and Suspicious a Memphis BBQ Mystery, with Berkley Books in July 2010. Visit her online at www.ElizabethSpannCraig.com or at www.MysteryWritingIsMurder.blogspot.com.
The Reverend Amy E. Salmon Lincoln serves as the pastor for the newly formed Highlands Presbyterian Church in Schooley’s Mountain, NJ.
Class of 1992
After a year researching in Copenhagen, Denmark, under a Fulbright Fellowship and then a year teaching at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität in Mainz, Germany, Brad Busbee returned to the U.S. and received his PhD from the University of California at Davis in July 2005; his dissertation was on 19th-century Beowulf scholarship. In 2005-2006, he held a post-doctoral position at the University of California at Davis, where he taught the history of the English language and essay courses. In 2006, Brad moved to Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida, where he was an associate professor teaching courses in Old English and Middle English Literature and Culture, The History of the English Language, and Old Icelandic and Medieval Scandinavian literature. Currently, Brad is the chair of the English department at Samford University.
Michelle Cantey is a former journalist who continues to write freelance and serve as Marketing/PR Director for Oceana Resorts in Myrtle Beach, SC.
After graduating from PC, Cindy Lower Enzor went to the University of South Carolina School of Law. During her first semester of law school, she received the AmJur Award for legal writing, and during her second year, she made the editorial board of The ABA Real Property, Probate, and Trust Journal. She practiced family law in Myrtle Beach for a year and then moved to Gainesville, Georgia, where she practiced real estate law. In 2001 she had her first child and currently does not practice law. She does teach every other year for the paralegal program at a local college.
Suzi Schweiger McNicholas won a 1994-95 Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship and attended the University of Hull in England, where she completed a degree in English and American Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Currently she works as Group Marketing Manager for Dynacast, Inc., in Charlotte, NC.
Class of 1991
The Reverend Greg Tallant is an Associate Rector at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Rome, GA