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Why Corps Members and Alumni Choose to Teach in South Carolina

Three corps members and alumni from the Teach For America South Carolina corps share why they chose to teach in South Carolina.

By The TFA Editorial Team

November 15, 2018

From its beautiful beaches and warm hospitality to its out-of-this-world BBQ, there's a lot that makes South Carolina special. Our corps members and alumni form deep-ties with the state as they fight to create and expand opportunities for kids in South Carolina's most underserved communities. 

Hear from three TFA-SC corps members and alumni--Deion, Sam, and Ali-- about why they chose to teach in South Carolina. 

Teach For America South Carolina Corps: Meet Ali

Ali Roberts (South Carolina ‘13) looks back on her time in the corps and how Teach For America South Carolina helped to support her.

Teach For America South Carolina Corps: Meet Sam

Sam talks about his time in the classroom as a corps member and what makes the South Carolina corps so exceptional.

Teach For America South Carolina Corps: Meet Deion

Deion Jamison (South Carolina ‘17) shares what teaching in his hometown of Orangeburg, South Carolina as a #TFASC corps member means to him.