Erica Dowling is from a small town in upstate South Carolina called Calhoun Falls. She grew up as the youngest as well as the only girl of three children. Dowling loves cheering on her nephew, nieces and Godsons at their sporting events. She also enjoys reading, shopping, spending time with family and friends, and Gamecock football. Dowling is a self-professed "Carolina Girl"- having obtained both a BA and MAT from USC. She also earned an Ed.S. in School Administration from Cambridge College. Dowling looks forward to serving the students at East Point Academy.