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Alumni News - Fall 2020


Daniel Sansbury, 1977, is interim pastor at Limestone Presbyterian Church in Gaffney, South Carolina. Previously, he served two pastorates in North Carolina, a 20-year pastorate at the Rivermont Presbyterian Church in Tennessee, and seven years as pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Hartsville, South Carolina.


Buck Jones, 1988, lives in Paris France where he runs 4 Bar et Cafe SARL with his partner Martin Ochoa. His memoir is titled "Ma Vie En Rosé” and he is writing his first novel, which takes place in South Carolina, to be published in 2021.


Kristin Winfield Baker, 1990, has taught and lived in South Korea, China and Indonesia. She taught for the governments of Saudi Arabia and Turkey in the Washington, D.C. area and at an international school in Dongguan, China. Currently she lives in South Carolina and teaches online.

Nina Hadley, 1994, joined Global Wildlife Conservation as the senior director of conservation leadership.

Jennifer Holder Fitz, 1995, published her book, The How-to Book of Evangelization: Everything You Need to Know But No One Ever Taught You.

Greg Ferrante, 1998, was named chief financial oOfficer of the international humanitarian organization Save the Children He will oversee financial planning and analysis, risk management and audit functions.


David Stagg, 2004, cofounded Mainline, a tech platform and a production broadcaster, in 2017. The company launched the largest collegiate e-sports tournament in history and partnered with Electronic Arts and Learfield IMG College to bring official collegiate e-sports tournaments nationwide.

Judah VanSyckel, 2006, is an attorney at Saluda Law, LLC and was recognized by Columbia Business Monthly as Legal Elite of the Midlands 2020 in the corporate investigations and criminal categories, chosen by nominations from fellow Attorneys in South Carolina.

Evelyn Wong, 2007, won the 2019 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grant from Maine College of Art to launch Fireball Bookbindery , which produces handmade journals, notebooks and sketchbooks inspired by Asian techniques. Her artwork was exhibited at Northern Arizona University Art Museum.

Matthew Trew, 2008, earned a doctorate in cultural anthropology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in December 2019, and was appointed as a visiting professor at Northern Illinois University.


Cameron Reid, 2016, is working on a master’s degree in in higher education administration at Columbia College.

Patrick Green, 2017, is working on an MBA at Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management. He plans to work in health care strategy with large health systems around the United States.

Alexandra Thompson, 2017, travels around the United States implementing zero-waste systems and nonprofit advocacy zones at music festivals and large-scale events. 


Meghan Lancaster, 2020, works from home in Birmingham, Alabama, for CareAllies, a subsidiary of Cigna Health Insurance, with Medicare Advantage doctors in the Hattiesburg, Mississippi, area. 

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