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New ICC faculty and staff

Several participate in recent orientation

Author: ICC News/Wednesday, August 20, 2014/Categories: Press Releases

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Several area residents participated in new faculty and staff orientation at Itawamba Community College, Aug. 12.

They include Ronnie Abbott of Fulton, Campus Police officer; Pauline Allbee of Golden, housekeeping; Sherry Hardin of Shannon, Campus Police officer; Nick Coleman of Fulton, football coach; Keith Hargett of Fulton, Campus Police officer; Glenn E. Jenkins of Fulton, Campus Police officer; Londen Ladner of Fulton, assistant softball coach; Tina Montgomery of Fulton, custodian; Donald E. Russell of Shannon, bus driver; Dennis Smith of Fulton, assistant football coach; Jeremy Thomas of Fulton, housekeeping; Melissa Warner of Fulton, TIS Help Desk specialist; and Cody Woodiel of Fulton, assistant football coach.

Abbott, who has previously been employed with police departments in Fulton and Memphis, Tenn., is a graduate of the Tupelo Police Academy, Northeast Reserve Academy and the Memphis Police Academy. A two-time award winner, he is an NRA Top Shot. Abbott and his wife, Kristin, have three children.

Allbee and her husband, Larry, are the parents of three children.

Hardin earned the associate’s degree in respiratory therapy at ICC. She has previous experience as a lead investigator. She and her husband, Wade, have three children.

Coleman, who previously served as offensive coordinator at Faulkner University, earned both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Middle Tennessee State University. He and his wife, Kelly, are the parents of one child.

Hargett earned the A.A.S. degree in criminal just from ICC and is a graduate of both the North Mississippi Law Enforcement and Training Academy and the Mississippi Highway Patrol School. His background includes deputy sheriff, police officer and Mississippi State Trooper. He and his wife, Marcia, have one child.

Jenkins has been in law enforcement since 2005. His educational background includes pilot certification, Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Academy and numerous law enforcement certifications. He and his wife, Marie, have five children.

Ladner earned the bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi this year. Her honors include NFCA scholar-athlete, SEC Player of the Week and Gatorade Player of the Year in Mississippi (two years). 

Montgomery was employed at Mueller Copper Fitting for 16 years. She is married to Chris Montgomery.

Russell earned the AWS welding certificate and has certifications through ASME. He is a factory-trained boiler maker and served a plumbing apprenticeship for three years. Russell is the father of two children. The younger, who is a singer/songwriter for The Head and the Heart Band, has been a guest on the Tonight show.

Smith previously served as assistant football coach at Florida International University. He earned the bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami (Fla.) and the master’s degree from Florida International University.

Thomas and his wife, LaPorscha, have one child.

Warner earned the associate’s degree from ICC. She and her husband, Brad, are the parents of one child.

Woodiel previously served as a graduate assistant at Troy University, where he earned the bachelor’s degree.


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