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FOX CAROLINA: Furman alumna, Elizabeth Allen, makes Guinness World Record


Last updated July 8, 2022

By Tina Underwood, Contributing Writer

For Furman University education alumna Elizabeth Allen ’20 M’22, what started as tiny paper airplanes thrown in the direction of a classmate soon became an obsession to break a world record. Allen, a 3rd-grade teacher at Cherrydale Elementary, now holds the Guinness World Record for the longest chain crafted with Starburst candy wrappers. Her accomplishment was picked up by FOX Carolina News and Myrtle Beach SC News.

Elizabeth Allen ’20 M’22 poses with her Guinness World Record-winning chain made of 10,000 Starburst wrappers.

Elizabeth Allen ’20 M’22 poses with her Guinness World Record-winning chain made of 10,000 Starburst wrappers. / Credit: Blake Buehler ’22

Last updated July 8, 2022
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