The former South Carolina governor graduated from Clemson in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in accounting. She will fill the seat vacated by Trustee David H. Wilkins.

The Post and Courier spoke with dozens of education administration officials, teachers, parents and students in South Carolina schools as the school year kicked off amid a rising COVID-19 surge. We talked to people desperate for mask mandates and vaccine incentives, as well as those who are adamantly opposed to them. These are their stories.

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