- Elrod has established three new funds: the Elrod Scholarship, the Elrod Annual Restricted Scholarship and the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society Fund.
- The Williamston, S.C., resident taught government and economics for 37 years.
Winthrop University, "Alumna Establishes Funds to Support Future Educators, Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 202.