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Subjects Taught
Biology I, Chemistry


2008 A.S. Science - USC Salkehatchie

2010 B.S. Biology - USC Beaufort

2014 M.Ed. Instruction & Curriculum - USC Columbia 


2008 - 2010 Lab technician for USCB

2009 -2010 Educator for Colleton Museum

2010-2016 Science teacher for Colleton County High School

2016 - present Science teacher for Wade Hampton High School


Mrs. McCrary was born and raised in Walterboro, South Carolina.  She graduated in 2004 from Colleton County High School.  During high school, she lettered in cheerleading, competitive cheerleading and soccer.  After graduation, Mrs. McCrary attended USC Salkehatchie and earned an A.S. in Science.  She then attended USC Beaufort where she earned her B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry.  She began her teaching career in 2009 as an instructor for the Colleton County Museum teaching courses in ACE Basin awareness and conservation. She has also taught lab courses in Marine Ecology for USC Beaufort.

Mrs. McCrary currently resides in Ruffin and teaches science.  She earned her Master’s in Education from USC Columbia in 2014 with an emphasis in instruction and curriculum.  She began teaching public school at Colleton County High School in 2010 and transferred to Wade Hampton in 2016.  She received recognition from the state department in 2015 and 2016 for her student’s EOC scores which were some of the highest in the state for their demographic.