Danielle Cottingham is a Hartsville native and graduate of both the Hartsville High School International Baccalaureate Program (2015) and Coker University Honors Program (2019). She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Music and History, and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration through Mississippi State University. In addition to her 8 years of vocal and choral training, Danielle has an extensive background working with children in the Hartsville community. She has coached competitive and recreational gymnastics for over 5 years, coached recreational cheerleading, mentored young women through the Miss South Carolina Palmetto Princess Program, and currently serves as a team coach at Excel Gymnastics & Tumble Academy in Hartsville, SC. She is a member of the Hartsville Sunrise Rotary Club, and her hobbies include cooking, playing golf, and her 1 year old Bernedoodle named Penny.