Fitness center celebrates 100-year-old swimmer's birthday

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A special celebration was held on Thursday for a special lady. The Saint Andrew's Family Fitness Center in West Ashley hosted a party for Marjorie Hutchinson Howard.

Ms. Marjorie, as she's called, is turning 100. She goes to water aerobics at least two to three times a week and says exercise is one of her secrets to living a long life.

Ms. Marjorie comes from a family of teachers.

She was the first African American teacher to be named teacher of the year after integration.

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