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Success Stories

Our students arrive with a wide variety of goals, and we help them reach those goals. We hope you'll be inspired by these students and let us start you on the road to success.  

Mandi Breymeyer

Mandi Breymeyer

Mandi Breymeyer is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree through Palmetto College. She is proof that juggling the balance of work and school is possible.

Amelia Cornell

Amelia Cornell

Amelia came to USC Sumter for the convenience, and ended up giving back in a big way. As an intern, Amelia helped create guides for Swan Lake Gardens, a valuable asset in the community.

DOug Elvington

Doug Elvington

Doug followed in his brother's footsteps to get to USC Sumter and learned why his brother loved it so much. He now has clear career goals and a plan to meet them.

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Katelynn Mahoney

Katelynn came to USC Sumter to stay close to home. She's learned the importance of communication and time management and plans to transfer to USC Columbia to finish her bachelor’s degree in Art Studio-Graphic Design

Alli Osborne

Alli Osborne

Alli was named a USC Sumter scholar in high school, and “knew that beginning my college career close to home would allow me adjust to the college workload before transferring to a large university.”

Michelle Logan Owens

Michelle Logan Owens

Michelle is the chief operating officer of Palmetto Health Tuomey, and she continues to value the connections she made here at USC Sumter.

Kendall Winge

Kendal Winge

Kendal is a student athlete who wants to major in business and come up with a plan to help other athletes.

Christopher Floyd

Christopher Floyd

Christopher Floyd ('13) and his parents gave back by establishing a scholarship for future USC Sumter Students.

Mike McIntyre

Mike McIntyre

After nearly 30 years in the high level computer software world, USC Sumter alumnus Mike McIntyre takes time to reflect on his career and the strong foundation he built at the university.    

Rebekah Davis

Rebekah Davis

To say Rebekah Davis was involved at USC Sumter would be an understatement. When it came time to continue her education, she chose Palmetto College for a variety of reasons.

Trevor Ivey

Trevor Ivey

Trevor graduated from USC Sumter in 2004 and 2006 with an Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Ed, Magna Cum Laude, respectively. While on campus, Trevor was very involved both academically and socially and was one of only 50 students nationwide to win the National Dean’s List scholarship.

David King

David King

David Arnold King is an American engineer who was the tenth Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center located in Huntsville, Alabama. He was appointed to the position on June 15, 2003.