Mrs. Laurie Sumerel was born and raised here in SC. She lives in Chapin with her husband, four children, and three-legged Boxer, Maggie. Preston is a freshman at Clemson University, Jack is a senior at Chapin High school, and the twins, Davis and Mary Wells, are in the eighth grade at Chapin Middle school. Sumerel loves spending time on the lake with her family and friends, reading, and attending her children’s sporting events in support.
Sumerel has a degree in Elementary Education from Winthrop University. She has more than 15 years of experience teaching in the classroom - ages ranging from preschool to middle school. In addition, Laurie was an early interventionist and loves working one-on-one with her children to help them succeed. Mrs. Sumerel is thrilled to be a part of the Glenforest Elementary team.