Janice Wannamaker Marshall, a native of St. Matthews, South Carolina, is the daughter of Verna Wannamaker Abney. Marshall was educated in the Calhoun County school system, and is a graduate from Claflin University, earning a bachelor's degree in social studies.
Marshall has devoted her life to serving those in need. In her youth, she helped citizens of rural communities in Calhoun County register to vote. For over twenty years, Marshall has served as Director of the James E. Clyburn Research and Scholarship Foundation. Under Marshall's leadership, over 1700 students have benefited from the foundation's providing of financial and technical support. Furthermore, Marshall remains devoted to her college Alma Mater - she currently serves on the Claflin University Board of Trustees.
Marshall's contributions are not exclusively based in the education system. She is actively involved with the Harvest Hope Food Bank; providing food to families in need. Furthermore, Marshall assists with the coordination of an annual health fair, offering health care through free screenings, and access to information from pharmaceutical representatives, clinicians, and health care professionals.
Janice Marshall is honored to be the recipient of many awards and recognitions, but is most proud of being featured on the S.C. African American History Calendar.