- Northwestern High School teacher Bryan Coburn '88 is the 2009-10 S.C. Teacher of the Year.
- A 19-year teacher, Coburn earned his M.A.T. at Winthrop.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Alumnus Named 2009-10 S.C. Teacher of the Year" (2009). Winthrop News 2009. 59.