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As the oldest of three siblings and the only daughter of a Naval Officer, Stella grew up learning how to serve her country, adapt to diverse communities, and build relationships. She excelled in sports and academics and was recruited to play softball at the University of Virginia. She has lived on the Waccamaw Neck for 20 years, serving on the boards of Teach My People and the Coastal Montessori Charter School and its Parent Teacher Organization.

Stella received a degree in International Relations and Spanish from the University of Virginia in 1995. She later completed The Executive Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in 2014.

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Stella Mercado for County Council
915 Preservation Circle
Pawleys Island, SC 29585

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