2016-2017 Staff

Caleb Reeves

Photographer

Hometown: Fernandina Beach, FL Major/Minor: Sports Journalism Why did you come to FMU? Why did you want to work for The Patriot? I wanted to test out my photography skills. Interesting Fact: I moved to Florence when...

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Dani Isgett

Photographer

Hometown: Goose Creek, SC Major/Minor: Business Management/Theatre Why did you come to FMU? It's cheap and I wouldn't survive at a big school. (I also love FMU.) Why did you want to work for The Patriot? Photography is...

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Jasmin Mitchell

Staff Writer

Hometown: Spartanburg, SC Major/Minor: Professional Writing/Mass Communication Why did you come to FMU? The affordable tuition was the number one thing. Also, it is close to the beach. It's close to home, but far enough...

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Marisa Littlefield

Layout Editor

Hometown: Elgin, SC Major/Minor: Elementary Education Why did you come to FMU? My best friend was the one that wanted me to come to FMU. I went with him to an Open House and I knew that I wanted to come here too. Why...

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Keyla Shepard

Photographer

Hometown: Elgin, SC Major/Minor: Visual Arts/Art History Why did you come to FMU? It was close to home. Why did you want to work for The Patriot? I love meeting new people and taking pictures. I was encouraged to work...

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Catherine Hyman

Managing Editor

Hometown: Pamplico, SC Major/Minor: English Why did you come to FMU? I came to FMU because of scholarships and Tuttle's Wall of Shame. Why did you want to work for The Patriot? I love writing, getting involved on campus...

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Leah Power

Staff Writer

Hometown: Latta, SC Major/Minor: English Liberal Arts/Writing & Language Why did you come to FMU? I came to FMU because it is cheap. Why did you want to work for The Patriot? It's a great place to gain experience. Interesting...

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Christina Xan

Photographer

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Major/Minor: English Liberal Arts/CreativeWriting Why did you come to FMU? It was 7 minutes from my house...also my mom would have had daily heart attacks if I left. Why did you want to work...

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Andrew Ankers

Webmaster

Hometown: Hartsville, SC Major/Minor: Computer Science/Math Why did you come to FMU? It was close to home and cheaper than private schools. Why did you want to work for The Patriot? It's a job I enjoy and it looks...

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Austin Griffin

Staff Writer

Hometown: Hemingway, SC Major/Minor: English/Music Why did you come to FMU? I heard a lot of good things about FMU Why did you want to work for The Patriot? I thought writing for The Patriot could really help with my...

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Thomas Powe

Layout Editor

Hometown: Cheraw, SC Major/Minor: Visual Communication/Business Interesting Fact: I've been on a tour of the White House. Why did you come to FMU? Computer Science was hard at Winthrop and I partied too much. Why...

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Rebekah Davis

Copy Editor

Classification: Senior Hometown: Newport News, VA Major/Minor: Public Relations/ Biology + Professional Writing

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Rebecca Cross

Copy Editor

Hometown: Darlington, SC Major/Minor: Mass Communication/Spanish Why did you come to FMU? I like the thought of going to a smaller school and forming relationships with my professors and classmates. Why did you want to...

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Rachel Droze

Editor-In-Chief

Hometown: Elgin, SC Major/Minor: Mass Communication/Spanish Interesting Fact: I spent two week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this summer. Favorite thing to do on campus: My favorite thing to do on campus is go to BCM. I get...

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Lauren Owens

Assistant Editor

Hometown: Johnsonville, SC Major/Minor: Mass Communications/Spanish Why did you come to FMU? I came to FMU because my parents messed up my FAFSA paperwork for USC, and I got scholarship money to FMU. Why did you want...

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