Skip to Content

South Carolina Honors College

Alumni News - Spring 2021


Rick Michaelson 77, currently resides in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He works at Anatomic and Clinical Laboratory Associates where he is a pathologist and the Co-President. 


Yu Chen ’83, is working at the University of Maryland in the Clark College of Engineering. 


Maria DeChellis ’97has recently started a nonprofit, AccessH2O, with the mission to help financially vulnerable individuals avoid water shutoff. She was also selected as a Presidential Leadership Scholar Cohort Class of 2020-2021This group serves as a catalyst for a diverse network of leaders brought together to collaborate and make a difference in the world as they learn about leadership through the lens of the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson.  


Brooks Hearn

Brooks Hearn

Brooks Hearn ’07, is the Marketing and Investor Relations Manager for Dorchester County Economic Development. In September 2020, she was named among the Best and Brightest 35 and Under by Charleston Business Magazine.  



Kathryn Sullivan ’12after spending seven years in Washington, D.C., working in public policy and advocacy, Kathryn returned to school in 2019 to pursue her MBA at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business. She will graduate this spring and join EY-Parthenon's M&A Strategy practice as a consultant. This summer, she will marry Joseph Russo (James Madison University, 2012) at Holy Comforter Catholic Church in Charlottesville, VA. 

Rosanne Sullivan Prim ’13, and her husband, David Prim ’13 (fellow SCHC alum) relocated to Boston, MA in 2018. Rosanne was sworn into the District of Columbia Bar in January of 2020 and will be sworn into the Massachusetts Bar later this spring. She currently provides regulatory consulting services to food and drug entrepreneurs through her company, Clean Plate Law, LLC, and teaches about regulatory affairs for food and medical devices with Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies. 

Emily Olyarchuk 15, decided to continue her studies with a master’s degree in Communication, Media and Creative Industries, from Sciences Po, Paris. She previously attended this well-known French university during her semester abroad while at UofSC. After earning her degree, she chose to stick around her new home to practice her PR and digital communication skills at the French office of the communication agency BCW, before joining the brand and communication division of ESCP Business School where she is currently responsible for international PR and brand content development, notably the school's new media, The Choice.  

Will Richardson ’15, will begin a new role at Bank of America after completing his Moore School IMBA this summer. 

Katie LaWall 16, graduated with her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in epidemiology in June 2020 from Drexel University. Shortly after in August 2020, she started her career in government epidemiology as a CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellow at the Connecticut Department of Health. 

Brook Troxwell

Brooke Troxell

Brooke Troxell ’17, is currently working in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at Paycom as a New Client Setup Specialist I.  


Madelyn Anderson ’20, currently resides in Fort Mill, South Carolina.  

Mary Prickett ’20, was recently accepted to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She will begin classes in August 2021. 

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.