- The passing of Anna Marie Hurst, a family and consumer sciences major from Rock Hill, S.C., will be acknowledged during the event at Winthrop Coliseum.
- Anna Hurst was home with her family last night helping to trim their Christmas tree. She went to bed very happy and died during the night from an unknown cause, Winthrop officials said.
Winthrop University, "Senior Dies Suddenly Day Before Commencement Ceremony" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 180.