|Previous SALC Members|
Niki Woodberry Midgett '07
Niki Midgett (pictured with Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Martin at the 2012 SALC Pinning Ceremony, where she was the guest speaker) was born in Florida, moved to Indonesia briefly before settling in Greenville, South Carolina, where she graduated from Eastside High School. When picking a college, it was important for Niki to have the opportunity to play college softball and also receive a quality education. Limestone was the perfect fit.
With her eyes focused on entering the medical field upon graduation, she sought opportunities to lead and get involved in a variety of student activities. She was a member of the SALC from 2004-2007, where she enjoyed interactions with alumni. She briefly served on student government her sophomore year as class Vice President. Niki was a Resident Advisor her sophomore and junior year, where she enjoyed welcoming and mentoring fellow students. She was recognized for her academic achievements with inductions into the Alpha Chi academic honor society and the Chi Alpha Sigma athletic honor society. She graduated Magna Cum Lade in 2007 with a degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology. She then attended the Medical University of South Carolina where she received a bachelor degree in nursing.
In 2008, Niki married her college sweetheart, Tyler. They have two sons, Gavin and Parker, and are currently living in Greenville.
Iman Green '07
Iman Green (pictured at the 2011 SALC Pinning Ceremony, where she was the guest speaker) was raised in Charlotte, NC, where she graduated from the Northwest School of Arts. Upon her graduation from Northwest, she enrolled at Limestone College to pursue a degree in music. While at Limestone, Iman was in involved in the Christian Education and Leadership Program, Judicial Review Board, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Limestone College Show Choir and Community Chorus, Student Alumni Leadership Council, and served as the Director of the Limestone College Children’s Choir. She also was the part-time Children’s and Youth Director at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Following graduation from Limestone College, Iman accepted a call to the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Spartanburg, South Carolina as Director of Youth Ministries, where she is over youth and college ministries. She is on the Diocese Youth Leadership Committee for the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina. She also serves on the board of the Spartanburg Youth Council, District Seven Comprehensive Health Education Committee, and is the secretary for the Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties. Iman also serves as the Chaplain for the Spartanburg High School volleyball team and Troop 1 Boy Scouts.
She continues to work at the Church of the Advent in Spartanburg, SC, where she also resides.
Harmony Noda '02
Harmony Noda (pictured at 2009 SALC Pinning Ceremony, where she was the guest speaker) graduated from Limestone College in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and she has used her Limestone experience as a launching pad for an extraordinary career.
Harmony went on to earn her Master of Accountancy (with summa cum laude honors) from the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business and secured a position with the acclaimed Ernst & Young accountancy firm. She also provided insightful financial counseling services and leadership training as Mid-Atlantic chapter program manager for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Capitalizing on the broad foundation of a liberal arts education such as the one provided by Limestone that prepares one for a myriad of career options, Harmony decided to enter the medical field. She will graduate from the University of South Carolina in December with a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree. During her clinical experiences with Palmetto Health Richland Hospital (Columbia, SC), Regional Rehabilitation Hospital (Phenix City, AL), and Troop Medical Clinic (Fort Jackson, SC), she evaluated and treated patients with neurological rehabilitation. Her area of expertise is lower extremity orthopedic injuries, teaching, and treating athletes with orthopedic conditions.
During her time with Limestone, Harmony was among the first members of SALC. "The program was actually launched during my junior year," she explained. "I quickly found that it was a fantastic opportunity to further hone my talents. I am a firm believer that opportunities such as the ones provided by SALC are essential in becoming all that one wants to be."
Gregory Phillip Schilz ’02
Gregory Phillip Schilz (pictured at 2007 SALC Pinning Ceremony, where he was the guest speaker) graduated from Limestone College in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Sports Management. He was recognized as one of the top two graduates in his class based on a vote of faculty that year. He was an honor student, a varsity athlete, a model citizen, and a student leader in a variety of roles during his undergraduate years.
Mr. Schilz was elected the first president of the campus-based Student Alumni Leadership Council, a position he held for two consecutive years. He was an able leader, very thorough, and very reliable. His relationship with his peers was excellent. Although quiet-spoken, he garnered respect from students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and provided effective leadership during the crucial beginning years of a new student organization.
Since graduating from Limestone College, Mr. Schilz completed a Master of Science in Sports Administration at Florida State University, further proof of his academic strengths and capabilities. He is currently employed with the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball organization.
Mr. Schilz expresses, “My studies at Limestone College provided an environment to believe in my abilities as a leader and student. My experience at Limestone was vital because it allowed me to develop professionally at my own pace.” On April 21, 2007, Greg Schilz was one of eight honorees recognized as the College’s Outstanding Alumni. Greg was selected by the Alumni Association as the Young Alumnus of the Year for his diligent work in his profession and his many contributions to Limestone College.
Dawn Smith Ranns ’01
Dawn Smith Ranns (pictured at her Hall of Fame induction) was the first Limestone women's lacrosse player to earn All-American honors four times as she was a member of the team from 1998-2001. She was named Rookie of the Year. She is included in several categories in the Lady Saints career record books including draw controls, ground balls, caused turnovers, goals, and points. In 1998, Ranns received the Caggiano Leadership Award and was a two-time Academic All-American. Ranns earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education in 2001.
Not only was Dawn a terrific student on the field, she was an excellent student in the classroom. Dawn received her degree Cum Laude and as a student provided leadership qualities within the community. Dawn participated in SALC for two years and volunteered her time and services to the Boys and Girls Clubs and Habitat for Humanity.
After graduating from Limestone College, Ranns earned her Masters of Arts in Health and Exercise Science from Furman University. She began working at Limestone College as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and full-time faculty member in 2003. Ranns became the Clinical Coordinator for the Athletic Training Education Program in 2005 and currently serves the College as an Instructor of Physical Education and Faculty Athletic Representative.
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