Category: Talkin’ About My Generation

Go Girl – Kristi Connell

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring Kristi Connell, 44, is a local attorney married to attorney Scott Connell. The couple have three children, Charles, 14, Sam, 12 and Benji, 9. The family has a pet Schnauzer named Reggie. Kristi’s volunteer work and affiliations include Pop Warner Compliance Officer, Football Coach, Junior League Sustainer, Trinity on the Hill Lead Usher, Augusta Bar Association Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator and Mary Warren Home Foundation Board Member. Kristi’s greatest hope is to raise boys who grow up to create lives for themselves that make them fulfilled and happy. “I don’t know...

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Go Girl – Kessler Leigh Davis

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring Kessler Leigh Davis, 31, is a hairstylist at Salon Surreal. She is married to Seth Davis who is the superintendent for Pierwood Construction. The couple have 10 month old twins, Copeland and Knox. The family have two Yorkipoos: Cruz and Siri and three chickens: Rhodi, Polli and Trixi. What are you reading right now? James: Mercy Triumphs by Beth Moore What did you want to be when you grew up? I have always wanted to be a mom. If you could have one job, what would it be? Produce Farmer What quality...

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Go Girl – Rachel Ellis

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring Rachel ellis, 35 is a Swim Team Head Coach and retired from the U.S. Army. Some of Rachel’s community involvement includes working  with children at Episcopal Day School, working with developmental groups at the Aiken-Augusta Swim League, working with children who have physical and mental disabilities in Blaze Sports Swim Team and collaborating with the Wounded Warrior Swim Team. Rachel has two cats and one dog. She was born and raised in Austin, Tx. and is a Longhorns fan. Her signature dish is a Queso Cheese Dip that friends always request at...

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Go Girl – Jessica Parkes

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring Jessica Parkes Jessica Parkes, 50, is a small business owner married to Chris Parkes who currently works in Nuclear Power Operations and retired from the U. S. Navy. Jessica and Chris have one son, Zachary (22) who is active duty Navy, a daughter-in-law, Anna and a daughter, Alexis (17) who is a senior in high school and recently admitted early to the University of Georgia for Fall of 2018. The family has two pets: Einstein, the smartest poodle on the planet and Forrest Gump, a small Jack Russell with a huge attitude....

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Go Girl – Pat Carpenter

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring Pat Carpenter Age:67, Parent Involvement Aide, married to Kenneth F. Carpenter, Sr., owner of Carpenter’s Tires & Auto, with two children Fran Gay, age 41 and Frank Carpenter, age 39. Pat has been a coach for North Augusta Park and Tourism for 36 years, a Sunday School teacher, a member of North Augusta City Council and the Cross Connection Bible Club. One word you would use to describe yourself: Energetic. If you could have any job, what would you choose? Teacher. What quality do you most admire the most? Love for ALL...

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