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Alumni and Friends

Homecoming 2022...Welcome HOME

Who Are We

Forever Miss LMA

During the annual Miss LMA pageant, held on Saturday, January 28 at Weldon Auditorium, we welcomed home our Forever Miss LMAs!  

Thank you to all of those who were able to be here and those who were with us in spirit!

Forever Homecoming Queens

During the 2022 Homecoming celebration, we honored our Forever Homecoming Queens.

It is an honor having so many of you back in the Swamp!


Alumni Updates


Pictured left, Lauren (Peterson) Mahaffey Class of 2008.

Pictured Right, Erica (Peterson) Ford Class of 2010. 

The Peterson Sisters - Class of 2008 and 2010

They both attended LMA from K-4 to 12th grade! They played on the same softball team, winning the softball state championship in 2007, and ran cross country. These two sisters then took their adventure to Coastal Carolina University where they completed their Bachelor's Degree programs together!

Lauren Mahaffey is now a Nurse Recruiter at Conway Medical Center. Each day she provides healthcare heroes with the opportunity to pursue their dream job, provide for their families, and enhance their career while working at the beach!

Erica Ford is the Wellness Coordinator for Conway Medical Center. Each day, she has the opportunity to impact the 1800+ employees towards happier and healthier lives. Using her expertise that she gained from her education at CCU & Duke University, Erica is helping Conway Medical Centers employees achieve overall wellness so that in turn they can provide the best care to their community!

The Peterson sisters are so humbled to call the Grand Strand their mission field and are forever grateful for their foundation as a Swampcat!

Hayley Hatfield Forbes - Class of 2014

Hayley, who is an RN at RSF Berkeley Hospital, was recently awarded the Excellence in Action Award for going above and beyond on the job.

Hayley was nominated due to her "positive attitude and willingness to help out wherever she is needed.  She has been called on several times to float throughout departments and she does so with enthusiasm and a can-do attitude.  She is a great asset on the busiest of days and all of her teammates enjoy working with her!"

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Tyler Riles -Class of 2015

Tyler is currently a Deputy Sherriff K9 handler for Sumter County. Tyler is married to Catherine and they have two beautiful children, Harper and Nash. Harper and Nash are future Swampcats!!

Thank you Tyler for your service to our community! Your Swampcat family is proud of you!

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