Meet Catalyst Susie Shannon

Susie Shannon President and CEO, South Carolina Council on Competitiveness Susie Shannon grew up on a dirt road in rural South Carolina. For her economically-challenged family, day-to-day necessities had to take priority over education. Still, she could see a road ahead. “For me, it’s just as they say: The way out of poverty ran right … Read more

Deion Jamison Named 2023 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

Deion Jamison, an English teacher at Legacy Early College, is the 2023 South Carolina Teacher of the Year. His work has been recognized nationally with the National Council of Teachers of English’s Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award. He is also the recipient of Teach For America’s Sue Lehmann Excellence in Teacher Leadership Award.