BPC Alumnus Elected Wayne County State Court Judge
Violet (Vi) Bennett
MOUNT VERNON— Brewton-Parker College alumnus, Violet (Vi) Bennett 1976, was elected State Court Judge of Wayne County, Georgia, in a run-off election Tuesday, August 21. Bennett, a native of Wayne County, has practiced law more than 30 years, and served as Magistrate Judge for 12 years.
After graduating high school with honors, Bennett attended Brewton-Parker Junior College, where she became president of the Student Government Association, homecoming queen, a member of Phi Theta Kappa, and captain of the College Bowl Academic Team.
Bennett received her undergraduate degree from Mercer University in political science and a Juris Doctorate degree with the distinction of the Order of Barristers, an honor given to less than 10% of the graduating class.
As an active member in her community, Bennett plays key roles in the following organizations: The Good Samaritan Center, The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Altamaha Area, Fair Haven Women and Children’s Center, Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County, Jesup Bar Association, Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, Jesup Kiwanis Club (Awarded honor of Distinguished President, also served as Treasurer), Wayne Literary Coalition, Altamaha Community Concerts, Wayne County Industrial Authority, and Wayne County High School Touchdown Club. She is also a member of Jesup First United Methodist Church where she sings in the Chancel Choir.
For more information about Bennett, visit www.bennettforjudge.org.
Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college south of Macon and north of Jacksonville, FL.
The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.