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Kathy (Morton) Lander, 1990: Kathy received her Master's of Business Administration from Ohio State University in 1992. She now works at the comptroller at the Ford Motor Company Wayne Assembly Plant in Michgan.

Chandler Newell, 1990:  Chandler received his Doctor of Education degree in Adult Education from the University of Georgia during spring semester commencement ceremonies on May 12, 2007.   He is the Director of Multimedia Services at East Central Technical College. Chandler also serves as an adjunct instructor and advisory committee member for the Department of Adult and Career Education at Valdosta State University,  where he teaches graduate courses in electronic courseware design, instructional systems design, and program planning.  He is the proud owner of Newell Media, a web and graphic design company in Douglas, Georgia.

Kathy Moody Sikes, 1990: Kathy received her Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College in January 2008. She was 1 of 19 students accepted into this accelerated program. Kathy taught for 12 years in Toombs County - 6th grade reading and language arts before transferring to Vidalia City Schools and teaching 4th & 5th grade language arts and 4th grade math. She is currently employed as a School Improvement Specialist for Vidalia City School and has served in that position for the past 5 years. She supports teachers and administrators with curriculum and instruction. She works with Title I programs, direct instruction, professional learning, mentoring, classroom management, testing, and achievement data. Her dissertation was on teachers using the data-driven decision making process.  She has also created several handbooks to assist teachers on: effective classroom management, standards based instruction, and mentoring. Kathy has been been trained to teach TESA - Teacher Expectation and Student Achievement and is currently teaching the 2nd class for any Vidalia City School teacher. She currently resides in Vidalia with her husband of 17 years, Brian.


Claire Samantha Mosely Williams, 1990, 2000: Claire is working with the Columbus Health District and is married to Donald K. Williams, who works with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. They live in Ellaville, GA.

Michael Petty, 1991:  Michael was named the new Director of Missions of Gulf Stream Baptist Association during their annual October meeting at First Baptist Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  He previously served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Marianna, and of churches in Georgia and Louisiana.  Michael began his service in this position as of October 23, 2007.  He and his wife Sue have two adult children.

Sha-Rhonda M. Davis, 1991: Sha-Rhonda opened her first private practive offince. It is with great pleasure that she announces the opening of EMPOWERED2CHANGE, LLC Counseling Center in Hiram, GA. This center provides outpatient counseling services to clients aged 8-65 for individual, group, and family therapy. With over 10 years of social work experience, Sha-Rhonda Davis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified School Social Worker. She provides individual, group, family and parent counseling to clients aged 8 to Adult. Additionally, she provide clinical supervision toward licensure. Sha-Rhonda accepts multiple insurance and EAP plans and she also offers self-pay and reduced rate fees. Sha-Rhonda Davis office is conveniently located in West Altanta, GA to Austell, Acworth, Mabelton, Lithia Springs, Douglasville, and Villa Rica, to name a few cities.

Allen "Randy" Niswonger, 1992: Randy has taken a position as Pastor at Milan Baptist Church in Milan, GA. as of July 17, 2007.

Jackie (Snell) White, 1992: Jackie was recently promoted to the position of Director of Financial Aid at Brewton-Parker College.

Terry H. Hudson, 1993: Terry is currently teaching language arts and social studies at Dublin Middle School. She has taught for a total of 14 years.

Bryn Warner, 1993:  Bryn just moved back to the Tampa Bay area to work with The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast.  He is the Director of Annual Support for the Foundation.

Mathew C. Kuruvilla, 1994: Mathew established Hope & Help for the Unseen Victims program through MercyHeart Clubs, which works with Covenant Fellowship International Ministries in India.  He has built a successful career as an Assistant Manager for Radio Shack Corporation and has worked as a consultant for Cormark International, Fort Worth, Texas.  Pastor Kuruvilla was in the Indian Civil Service of the Cabinet Secretariat for 12 years in New Dehli, India.  Look for his work on the web at www.cfiministries.org.

Shannon (Miller) Lee, 1994:  Shannon and her husband David are proud to announce the birth of their son, Adrian Maurice Lee born July 30th 2007.  Adrian joins proud big sister Alexandria.  Shannon is the Systems Technician at Oxford Distribution Center.

Alexandria and Adrian Lee

 

Niki (Weide) McLeroy, 1994:  Niki and her husband Lee are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Lee McLeroy born May 29, 2008 at 7:49 a.m.  She weighed 8lbs. 1oz and was 21 inches long.  The proud Grandparents are Marcus and Liz McLeroy and Ric and Joy Weide.

Lee and Hannah McLeroy

Angela (Stanley) Perry, 1994:  Angela married Andre`Perry of Savannah, February 9, 2008.  The couple now lives in Savannah and operates the Angela D. Stanley Ministry.  For more information concerning their ministry, click here.

Julie Howell Harrison, 1994: received the Masters of Education in teaching and learning from Liberty University in May 2013.  She is in her 7th year as director and lead teach of Little Friends Preschool at Fieldale United Methodist Church in Fieldale, VA.  She and her husband, Michael Andrew Harrison (1995), live in Collinsville, Virginia with their 3 children. (05/13/2013)

Michael Andrew Harrison, 1995: was the church planter for and is lead pastor of The Community Fellowship church in Collinsville, Virginia.  He is also the founder of The Community Dream Center.  The church began in 2006 and assists people in many areas of life including sharing food, clothes and shelter with those in need as well as assisting with other benevolent needs.  (05/13/2013)


James Dewberry, 1995: James operates a website business called Savannah Digital Communications. He helped to launch the BPC website in 1997. For more information, see his website.

Rodney D. Jones, 1995: Rodney currently serves as a counselor at the Atlanta City Detention Center.

Lynda (Snyder) Price, 1995:  Lynda, on December 13, 2006, received her National Board Certification in Teaching, and was awarded Teacher of the Year, 2006/2007.

Alissa (Carter) Thomas, 1995:  Alissa was recently chosen from over 3,000 teachers in 54 different schools for Harford County Teacher of the Year in Harford, Maryland.  Alissa is an extremely talented teacher who dedicated herself to understanding/analyzing the key components of great instruction with a focus on student learning.

Samantha (Cain) Abell, 1996 and Levi Abell, 1998: Samantha and Levi recently celebrated their 9 year anniversary. She and Levi met in old testament class. Years later after they graduated, Dr. Doug Weaver married them in the little white chapel. They still keep in contact with many of their friends from their time here at Brewton-Parker College.

Lisa O. (Horne) Kitchens, 1996:  Lisa works for the Macon Water Authority and is married to David E. Kitchens.

Pamela (Gullion) McBee, 1996 & 2000:  Pamela recently was awarded the position of Assistant Principal at Lincoln Middle School in Edwardsville Illinois for the 2008-09 school year, as well as receiving the distinguished educator award for the district. Their son, Tyler will also be attending this middle school as a 6th grader - who is excelling in academics, athletics, and the fine arts.

Jenny Lord Mosley, 1996: Jenny Lord Mosley and her husband, Chad, would like to announce the birth of their son, Joshua. He was born on November 18, 2008, and welcomed home by his big sister, Madison.

Jimmy Allen Price (1996) and his wife Mildred Holder Price (1997): proudly announce the birth of their daughter Erin Rebekah Price, 9 pounds, 2 ounces, at 20 inches long, on May 7, 2009. Half-sister Caitlin Leann Price (age 11) and sister Madeline Elaine Price (age 4) welcome baby Erin Rebekah into the family as well.

Kenny (1996) and Misty (Polk) Peters, 1997: Kenny and Misty are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Aidan Walker Peters.  Walker was born on Nov. 28, 2007.  His proud big sister Alannah is already spoiling him.  Kenny is the Associate Pastor of Music & Worship at Green Acres Baptist Church in Warner Robins, GA and serves on the GBC Advisory Committee for BPC.  Kenny will graduate from Luther Rice Seminary in May '08 with a Masters of Biblical Counseling.  Misty is the Music teacher for Central Baptist Church Preschool in Warner Robins.

Bernice (Owens) Reaves, 1996: Bernice is a Supervising Senior Accountant/Auditor with Nichols, Cauley and Associates, LLC, and presently serves as officer and chairperson of several professional and civic organizations.

Kristy (Lung) Shirley, 1996:  Kristy just celebrated 13 years of wedded bliss to Brian Shirley at the beginning of June 2008. They have a daughter, Isabel Leeann, who is almost 10 years old. Brian is still in the US Army and will retire in 4 years. Kristy is working for a local psychologist as the Office Manager and loves it.

Kimberly Dudley, 1997:  Kimberly is beginning her 10th year as an educator.  The last three years of her career have been spent in the Wayne County school system.  She also is currently serving as President of the GFWC/GaFWC Altamaha Women's Club.

Rhonda Elizabeth Graham, 1997: Rhonda married Joshua Wade McBride of Vidalia, Georgia, on Saturday, August 21, 2010, at 2:00 p.m., in East Gordon Baptist Church in Lyons, Georgia. Rhonda is currently employed with the Toombs County Board of Education a fifth grade teacher at Toombs Central Elementary School.

Joseph (1998) and Doris (Hill) Brock, 1997:  Joseph and Doris recently celebrated 11 years of marriage the middle of June 2008.  They have two children, Sarah (10) and Timothy (8).  Joseph was recently called to pastor Twin Oaks Baptist Church in Reidsville and teach at Appling Christian Academy.  Doris is currently taking classes at Southeastern Technical College in Vidalia, working towards an LPN. 

Mildred Holder Price (1997) and her husband Jimmy Allen Price (1996): Millie and Jimmy proudly announce the birth of their daughter Erin Rebekah Price, 9 pounds, 2 ounces, at 20 inches long, on May 7, 2009. Half-sister Caitlin Leann Price (age 11) and sister Madeline Elaine Price (age 4) welcome baby Erin Rebekah into the family as well.

Jeremy Beall, Class of 1998: Jeremy was hired in October 2008 by the Bank of Dudley, Dublin, GA, as Network Administrator. Coming to the bank with over 10 years of experience in information technology, network design, hardware/software installations and network management, Jeremy was later promoted to Assistant Operations Officer in January 2009.  He and his wife, Natalie (1996), and their two sons, Griffin and Collin, reside in Soperton.

Paige (Goodman) Coker, 1998:  Paige has accepted a new position as an Instructional Technology Coach for three elementary schools in the Ware County School System. She will be responsible for providing staff development opportunities and helping teachers integrate 21st century technology into the curriculum. Paige and her husband Mark reside in Waycross, GA and are the parents of Drew, age 6, and Ally, age 3.

Gene Whitley, 1998: Gene served in several churches in Louisiana and graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in Dec. 2007.  Now he has moved to Homerville where he is awaiting his acceptance into the Army as a Chaplain. Training will start in Sept. 2008. Gene has been married 3 years to Pilar and they have one son, Carlos Joel "CJ" who is now two.


Kerry Crews Wicker, 1998: Kerry and her husband Thomas Wicker announce the birth of Mylee Grace Wicker, July 7, 2008. She was welcomed by her sister Maggie Elisabeth Wicker.

Molly Williams, 1998: Molly has been singing Christian music around the world with a group in Charlotte, N.C.  since graduating from BPC.  Since March she has been traveling and singing back-up with Wynona Judd.  She will soon be cutting her second CD.

Joseph "Joey" Collis, 1999:  Joey recently accepted his first head coaching job in Manatee County at Palmetto.  He currently teaches physical education at the Sarasota Military Academy and lives in Parrish.

Eric Richardson, 1999:  Eric was recently honored by Cambridge Who's Who for Excellence in Athletic Training for showing dedication, leadership, and excellence in all aspects of athletic training.  He has more than six years of professional experience in athletic training and has been an athletic trainer for the New Orleans Saints for two years.  Also, Eric is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, the Georgia Athletic Trainers Association and the Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association.

Susan (Warren) Thornton, 1999:  Susan was named Dublin city schools Teacher of the Year, November 15, 2006.  She chairs the Dublin Social Studies department and has a "Knack for helping to make it easier for her students to grasp information and learn." 

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Updated on: May 13, 2013 11:46 AM