School Faculty & Staff

Father Jay Scott Newman, VF, Pastor

BA, STB, JCL; Years at St. Mary's: 15

Phone: 864.679.4101
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Pat Lanning, Interim Principal

BS, MS; Years Teaching/Admin.: 29, Years at St. Mary's: 29

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 211
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Nelle Palms, Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

BS, MPH; Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 5

Phone: 864.679.4117
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Carroll Taylor, Receptionist

Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 23

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 210
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Tammy Littlejohn, Accountant

AS; Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 7

Phone: 864.679.4123
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Shana Upham, Secretary

BA; Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 3

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 260
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Lisa Lyvers, Director of St. Mary’s Classic and Gala

BA; Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 5

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 229
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Karen Gaillard, Health Room Coordinator

ADN; Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 24

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 212
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Christine Layton, K3 Teacher

BA; Years Teaching: 4, Years at St. Mary's: 4

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 234/235
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Jacqueline Scovel, K3 Assistant

Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 1

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 234/235
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Ashley Morris, K4 Teacher

BA, MAT; Years Teaching: 11, Years at St. Mary's: 8

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 236
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Janet Connelly, K4 Assistant (Tu/Th)

Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 1

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 236
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Aziza Stansberry, K4 Assistant (M/W/F)

Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 1

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 236
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Kelly Permanente, K5 Teacher

BA, MEd; Years Teaching: 21, Years at St. Mary's: 6

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 213
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Brenda Nichols, K5 Assistant

BS; Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 10

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 213
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Janice Carpin, 1st Grade Teacher

BA, MA; Years of Teaching: 35, Years at St. Mary's: 22

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 216
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Janet Campbell, 1st Grade Assistant

Years of Teaching: 30, Years at St. Mary's: 5

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 216
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Sister Marie Celine Laird, O.P., 2nd Grade Teacher

BA, MEd; Years Teaching: 13, Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 1

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 217
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Debbie Villasor, 2nd Grade Assistant

Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 1

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 217
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Emily Haller, 3rd Grade Teacher

BA; Years Teaching: 33, Years at St. Mary's: 33

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 219
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Beth Sawicki, 4th Grade Teacher

BS; Years Teaching: 26, Years at St. Mary's: 8

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 220
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Sr. Karol Marie Zachman, O.P. 5th Grade Teacher

BA; Years of Teaching: 10, Years at St. Mary's: 2

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 221
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Debbie Sutch, Teacher Assistant Gr. 3-8

BA; Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 19

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 214
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Martha Eison, Math Gr. 6-8

BA, MEd; Years Teaching: 47, Years at St. Mary's: 8

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 224
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Melissa Riegel, Grade 6 Homeroom, English & Literature Gr. 6-8

BA; Years Teaching: 8, Years at St. Mary's: 4

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 223
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Jeffrey Gordon, Grade 7 Homeroom, Religion Gr. 6-7, Social Studies Gr. 6-8

BA, MA; Years Teaching: 24, Years at St. Mary's: 2

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 225
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Sister John Agnes Suh, O.P., Grade 8 Homeroom, Science Gr. 6-8 & Religion Gr. 8

BS, MA, MS; Years of Teaching/Administration: 11, Years at St. Mary's: 3

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 226
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Elise Teague, Art Teacher

BA; Years Teaching: 1, Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 2

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 256
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Melissa Lovin, Art Assistant

Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 2

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 256
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Heidi Chapman, Spanish Gr. K3-8 and French Gr. 6-8

BA; Years Teaching: 7, Years at St. Mary's: 6

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 254
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Megan Soulsby, PE Teacher Gr. K4-3, Athletic Director, Volleyball Coach

BA, MEd; Years Teaching/Coaching: 15, Years at St. Mary's: 8

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 237 or 864.371.6284
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Edquan Pope, PE Teacher Gr. 4-8, Basketball Coach, Cross Country Coach

BA; Years Teaching: 1, Years at St. Mary's: 1

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 237 or 864.371.6284
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Linda Hilley, Librarian

BA; Years Teaching: 31, Years at St. Mary's: 31

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 222
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Sandy Rogers, Computer Teacher

BS, MAT; Years Teaching: 10, Years at St. Mary's: 10

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 228
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Pamela Bloom, Music Teacher, Band & Orchestra Director

ME, MMe; Years Teaching: 9, Years at St. Mary's: 2

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext 238
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Mrs. Michelle Griffin, Dining Room Manager

AS; Years on Staff at St. Mary's: 5

Phone: 864.271.3870 ext. 233
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