2017-2018 Staff

Lauren Owens


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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Rachel Ankers

Copy Editor

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

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Sydney Hogg

Layout Editor

Classification: Sophomore Hometown: Rock Hill, SC Major/Minor: Graphic Design Interesting Fact: I love to draw and workout. I have a long line of family members in the military. Favorite things to do on campus: Eat,...

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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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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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Caleb Reeves


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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Andrew Ankers


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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