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Kathy Hipp M ’93
speaks at an
District 3 event.
State Earn Teacher of
the Year Honors >>>
Eleven alumni from the College of Education were named
Teachers of the Year in their South Carolina school districts
during the 2020-2021 academic year.
Nicole Ashley ’95, Anderson Mill Elementary School,
Spartanburg School District 6
Katie Bell ’99, Lowcountry Leadership Charter School,
The Charter Institute at Erskine
Angelica Childes ’13, Summit Drive Elementary School,
Greenville County Schools
Lauren McClintock Dean ’16, Sanders Middle School,
Laurens County School District 55
Carlysle Madden Herron ’12, Flat Rock Elementary
School, Anderson School District 3
Lindsey Bishop Jutzeler ’02, Ashley Ridge High School,
Dorchester School District 2
Nicole Schnibben LaFave ’01, Catawba Ridge High
School, York 4 (Fort Mill School District)
Kerri Crawford Pratt ’06, Ware Shoals High School,
Greenwood 51 (Ware Shoals School District)
Stephanie Shepherd ’00, Seneca Middle School, School
District of Oconee County
Renee Revis Ulmer ’07, Sandhills Primary Elementary
School, Lexington School District 4
Josie Patterson White ’10, South Carolina Whitmore
School, South Carolina Public Charter School District
Childes was also selected among all district honorees as a
finalist for South Carolina Teacher of the Year.
Congratulations to these outstanding alumni!
Hipp Named 2022
of the Year >>>
In July, Anderson School District 3’s Kathy Hipp M ’93 was
named the 2022 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year
by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.
Hipp is many things to many people in the district; she has
served as superintendent for five years, worked in guidance
and administration and also served as a biology teacher during
the first part of her career.
To the Clemson community, she is a cherished graduate of
the College of Education. Hipp earned a master’s degree
from our college in 1993, and she says the experience and
lessons learned helped her transition from the classroom to a
role in administration. She said the recognition is especially
meaningful after a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic.
She said the award is a testament to how Anderson 3 came
together to navigate various challenges while providing
consistent, face-to-face instruction for students in a safe,
This marks the fifth consecutive year a
graduate of the College of Education has
earned South Carolina Superintendent of the
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