noted that he views the scholarship as an important investment – in both Winthrop students and in society as a whole. “By giving back to Winthrop, we invest in a better future for our society,” he said. Gary
also supports a scholarship fund at Clemson University, where he earned his M.Ed. in guidance and counseling, and works as associate director for sustainability with university housing and dining.Gary
had little trouble keeping their calendars full during their time at Winthrop: they attended games for the men’s basketball and soccer teams, both new in the 1970s; watched movies screened on campus and attended concerts; hiked nearby trails and spent many hours outdoors together; and enjoyed gatherings at the Shack.
“Jody and I have had many terrific experiences that endeared us to Winthrop,” said Gary
earned her B.A. in political science with minors in mathematics and business administration at Winthrop, where she was active in the university’s Model United Nations program and received the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award, given to graduating seniors who have demonstrated great service to Winthrop. Today Jody
works as director of quality operations for battery components at Johnson Controls, Power Solutions, in West Union, South Carolina. Gary
earned his B.S. in business administration at Winthrop and M.Ed. at Clemson. The couple lives in Seneca, South Carolina.
Planned gifts are an important and meaningful way to give to Winthrop. Please contact Ken Sheetz, associate vice president for Institutional Advancement, at email@example.com
or 803/323-2275 for more information about including Winthrop in your estate plans.