Teacher/Support Employee of the Year

2017-18 Teacher and Support Person of the Year

Erin Hunter, 5th Grade 
Teacher of the Year

Erin Hunter is entering her 11th year teaching. She has spent most of her teaching career teaching 5th grade math and she loves to watch students solve problems and grow in their math abilities.  Mrs. Hunter is a 2003 graduate of Pickens High School and a 2007 graduate of Clemson University.  She received her Master’s degree in 2010 from Southern Wesleyan University and completed thirty hours above her masters in 2015.  She lives in Pickens with her husband Stewart and her two children, Luke and Charlie.  Luke will be a second grader at Pickens Elementary and Charlie will be in the preschool program at The Holly Springs Center.                                          


Lori Alexander, Nurse
Support Employee of the Year   

Lori was born and raised in Pickens and graduated from Pickens High School.  She graduated from Clemson University with B.S. in Nursing in 1996.  She is married to her husband, Billy, for 20 years.  We have 3 boys: Will (17), Jake (15) and Nicholas (11).  We enjoy spending time together outdoors on our local lakes as well as camping.  We also spend lots of time with our boys watching their various sports events.

“I've worked in many different areas of nursing but absolutely love taking care of the awesome students/faculty at PES!”