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
Thomas and his wife, LaPorscha, have
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.