graduates of wlg

Joshua Blanton

July 2012 – October 2012

  • Currently serving in the United States Honor Guard
  • Participated in 2017 Presidential Inauguration
  • Earned GED while attending Wil Lou Gray

Anthony Chad Owens

Conway, SC

October 5, 1984 – February 1, 2006

  • Enlisted in US Army and served in Iraq
  • Awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart
  • Killed in small arms fire battle in Baghdad

Thomas Porter

 Lexington, SC

January, 2000 – June, 2000

  • Served 12 years in the US Marines.
  • Donated an Iraqi flag to WLGOS

Sheriff Giles Daniel


Greenwood County, SC

October 5, 1984 – February 1, 2006

  • Enlisted with US Navy during World War II

  • Served on USS Hornet

  • 40-year career in law enforcement

  • Greenwood County Sheriff for 24 years

  • FBI Academy graduate

  • President of the SC Law Enforcement Officers Association

  • 1980 Sheriff of the Year recipient

Jedidiah Mayrant

Sumter, SC

  • Graduated from WLGOS in October 2012
  • Training to be a county officer with the State of Maryland

Shay Thompson

Walterboro, SC

  • Studied at The Citadel, 2005
  • Employed with W. W. Grainger, Inc. in Space Management, Logistics

Joshua Perella

Taylors, SC

  • USC Graduate, BS in Business Management
  • Served as US Marine with 3 years in Iraq guarding US Embassies in Rome, West Africa and Armenia
  • Employed with US Dept. of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security
  • Served 2 1/2 years in Kabul as personal body guard for the US Ambassador to Afghanistan

Jerry Mack

Jenkinsville, SC

October 5, 1984 – February 1, 2006

  • Student at Midlands Technical College

  • Enlisted in active duty with US Marines

Haley Poston

Charleston, SC

  • Works at Wells Fargo, Georgia

Dr. William Moore, Jr. MD, FACS

Lexington, SC

  • US Navy GI Bill recipient
  • Graduate of USC and USC School of Medicine
  • Board Certified in Vascular and General Surgery
  • Former Chief of Staff of the Lexington Medical Center
  • Opened LMC Endovascular Surgery Program

Matt Orr

Goose Creek, SC

  • Employed by Boeing South Carolina

Cody Jenkins

Moncks Corner, SC

• 2014 Graduate of US Army Basic Training, Fort Jackson – Columbia, SC

• Currently enlisted in active duty with US Army

    Genesis Dantzler

    Summerville, SC

    • Junior Agent with IQor, a provider of business process outsourcing and product support services

    Nicole Ledford Hogan

    Clover, SC

    • Associate Manager with Golden Corral

    • Girl Scout Leader

    • Proud wife and mother

    Caleb O'Herien

    Georgetown, SC

    • Studied at Horry-Georgetown
    • Technical College
    • Currently enlisted with US Marines
    • Proud father

    Joseph Potter

    Florence, SC

    • Earned GED while attending Wil Lou Gray in April 2019
    • 2019 Graduate of US Marine Corps Recruit Training, Parris Island, SC
    • Currently enlisted with US Marines


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