Furman’s “Best and Brightest” young graduates

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Eight Furman University graduates have been named to Greenville Business Magazine’s 2013 list of the “Best and Brightest 35 and Under.”

The Furman graduates selected for this year’s list are Lauren Bries ’02, John Gabbard ’09, Melanie Gearheart ’02, Nalisha Henry ’06, Erika Grace Powell ’07, Amy Schiera ’03, Joe Waters ’05 and Kimberly Witherspoon ’06.

The magazine identified a total of 37 young leaders in the Greenville community who “not only have impressive careers, but humanitarian spirits that propel them into volunteer service.”  According to the magazine, the Best and Brightest have “helped revitalize Greenville’s downtown, recruit new industry, build businesses, educate our children, entertain us in a variety of venues—in short, they have helped make Greenville what it is.”

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