Meet Delores

  • Birth

    I was born in Jackson, Mississippi. My mother was living with her grandmother while my father served in the Air Force overseas in Korea. I didn't meet him until I was six months old.
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    Living in Europe

    Since my father was in the Air Force, we moved around every three to four years. The time we were stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany stands out because it was a foreign land that I came to appreciate. We traveled quit a bit while we were there. I have visited many countries including the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Holland, and Denmark.
  • Hilton Head Island High School Graduation

    Hilton Head Island High School Graduation
    Hilton Head Island High SchoolI cried during the whole ceremony. I don't know if I was crying because I was so happy or if I was terrified about starting at Clemson.
  • Clemson University Graduation

    Clemson University Graduation
    Clemson UniversityI was very ill my last semester at Clemson. My illness was triggered by the stress of completing final classes with little to no sleep.
  • Birth of niece Deahn

    Birth of niece Deahn
    My niece's birth was a little earlier than expected. My sister's baby shower was happening at my house while she was giving birth at the hospital. Imagine a baby shower with no expecting mother. Deahn was due to make her appearance at the end of the month. It fits her personality - - she still can't wait for things to happen.
  • Wheelock College Graduation

    Wheelock College Graduation
    Wheelock CollegeI earned a Master's degree with a specialty in literacy.
  • Ridgeland Elementary School

    Ridgeland Elementary SchoolI signed a contract to teach third grade. A needed change from sixth grade students.
  • Birth of David Richard

    Birth of David Richard
    He is a late in life child. I can not imagine life without him.
  • Marriage

    I was engaged for five years before I finally tied the knot to Clarence.
  • Gifted and Talented Teacher

    I am currently Jasper County School District's gifted and talented teacher. I service four schools and about 50 students. It is a challenge that I am embracing with many ups and downs.