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Business educator

Rosa Waring Thornton Cherry was business educator. Recipient Finalist Governors Distinguished Professor, South Carolina Governor' General’ s Office, 1999, Outstanding Instructor, Columbia Junior College, 1986.


Cherry, Rosa Waring Thornton was born on October 7, 1938 in Gastonia, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Oscar Frank and Rosa Wilson Waring Thornton.


Bachelor of Science in Business Education, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1960. Master of Business Administration, University South Carolina., Columbia, 1992.


Secretary Secretarial Service, Columbia, South Carolina, 1960. Teacher Severna Park High School, Maryland, 1960—1962, Airport High School, West Columbia, South Carolina, 1963—1964. Assistant Thompson & Davis Certified Public Accountants, Lancaster, 1976—1984.

Instructor Columbia Junior College, 1984—1986, Williamsburg Technology College, Kingstree, 1986—2006, head, general business public service department, 1996—2006, interim dean instruction, 2004—2006. Retired, 2006.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


The Gospel of Christ shows the essential steps that one must take to attain the goal of salvation.


When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.


The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.


Tour chairman Williamsburg County History Society, Kingstree, South Carolina, 1990—1990. President Garden Makers Garden Club, 1989—1990. Secretary Kingstree United Methodist Kindergarten, 2009.

Vocal & handbell choir member, lay leader Kingstree United Methodist Church, 1986. Member of Williamsburg County History Museum (treasurer).


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, reading, cooking, travel, bridge.


Married Jim Marion Junior Cherry, July 28, 1962. Children: Anne Waring Cherry Stone, Jim Marion III, Frank Thornton.

Oscar Frank

Rosa Wilson Waring Thornton

Jim Marion Junior Cherry

Anne Waring Cherry Stone Cherry

Jim Marion III Cherry

Frank Thornton Cherry