MGCCC spring 2014 President’s List released

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College released the President’s List for the spring 2014 semester.  Students who earn 12 or more semester hours with a 4.0 grade point average receive this honor.

George County Center students are Lorrie M. Barnhill, Lucedale; Matt C. Brown, Lucedale; Kimberly D. Carroll, Lucedale; Renata L. Dickerson, Lucedale; Brittany S. Heathcoe, Lucedale; Brittany C. Hicks, Lucedale; Sheila A. Howard, Lucedale; Heath D. Howell, Lucedale; Cherrie K. Kimbrough, Gautier; Erin E. McKissick, Lucedale; Jamie R. Mignott, Ocean Springs; Samantha A. Miniard, Lucedale; Chasta R. Rogers, McLain; Samantha D. Schambeau, Lucedale; Wiley R. Scott, Lucedale; Mandy S. Smith, Lucedale; and Belinda F. Turner, Lucedale.

Students from the Jackson County Campus are Andrew R. Adamo, Ocean Springs; Rusty A. Albaral, Ocean Springs; Bobbi A. Allen, Mobile; Katherine M. Anderson, Biloxi; Nevin S. Applewhite, Gautier; Brandon P. Arcement, Kiln; Celina L. Autry, Pascagoula; Magan S. Barber, Vancleave; Austin J. Becker, Biloxi; Rachel C. Beeson, Ocean Springs; Joel D. Bernacchi, Gulfport; Elizabeth C. Bienko, Moss Point; Taylor G. Blackburn, Pascagoula; Justin E. Blackwell, Grand Bay; Kysha D. Blake, Pascagoula; Stephanie A. Blocker, Escatawpa; Allyn F. Boday, Ocean Springs; Lincoln N. Bond, Ocean Springs; Kristina A. Botma, Ocean Springs; Angela M. Bouler, Moss Point; Kyle . Boyda, Ocean Springs; Traci J. Bramlett, Vancleave; Kelly J. Brayak, Ocean Springs; Jessica N. Breaux, Pascagoula; Kaitlyn N. Brick, Gautier; Jarrin L. Brister, Moss Point; Reba D. Brown, Moss Point; Michael J. Brumley, Ocean Springs; Tina C. Bui, Ocean Springs; Ashley M. Burbage, Ocean Springs; Zachariah J. Butterbaugh, Pascagoula; Daphney L. Byrd, Moss Point; Laura C. Casey, Vancleave; Daisha L. Cauley, Lucedale; Timothy Paul M. Chambless, Vancleave; Joseph W. Champagne, Mobile; Thomas Champagne, Ocean Springs; Mariah N. Charpie, Grand Bay; Kouri L. Clausen, Gautier; Tyler M. Cobb, Moss Point; Jacob S. Collins, Moss Point; Brandon V. Conder, Pascagoula; David A. Coon, Vancleave; James J. Coon, Pascagoula; Barbara A. Cooper, Ocean Springs; Michelle Cortinas, Long Beach; Vincent . Coston, Gautier; Jonathan G. Coulter, Pascagoula; Kayla B. Cowart, Pascagoula; Travis A. Crabtree, Biloxi; Joycelyn F. Craig, Vancleave; Nakeitha L. Craig, Moss Point; David A. Creel, Moss Point; Christopher Cuevas, Pass Christian; Nicholas A. Dalgo, Ocean Springs; Savannah R. Damazio, Moss Point; Alexis V. Davenport, Ocean Springs; Nathan R. Davis, Mobile; Tiffany E. Davis, Pascagoula; David I. Defranc, Pascagoula; Paula P. Derouen, Ocean Springs; Joseph R. Ditsworth, Moss Point; Ronald L. Dobson, Gulfport; Alma Dossett, Ocean Springs; Whitney A. Dowdy, Moss Point; David P. Dubois, Gulfport; Savannah S. Ducote, Moss Point; Lindsay N. Dunaway, D’Iberville; Anna M. Dunnam, Pascagoula; Marie R. Durden, Pascagoula; Joshua A. Edgar, Ocean Springs; Shawna D. Evans, Grand Bay; Kendra N. Ferrell, Pascagoula; William J. Flurry, Vancleave; Brittney L. Fontaine, Gautier; John S. George, Mobile; Alisha E. Goff, Moss Point; Betty L. Goodnight, Moss Point; James J. Goodnight, Moss Point; Lauren R. Guilbeaux, Ocean Springs; Sandra L. Hall, Kiln; Walter H. Hanna, Ocean Springs; Katherine M. Hardisty, Ocean Springs; Avian L. Harris, Biloxi; George W. Hartley, Mobile; Raeanne E. Hearn, Ocean Springs; Lorelei S. Hedrick, Biloxi; Jamie L. Heltman, Moss Point; Katelin E. Himes, Gulfport; Luke D. Hinson, Lucedale; Sara Y. Hoang, Biloxi; Michael L. Hodge, D’Iberville; Bronwyn J. Hodges, Escatawpa; Jessica N. Hornsby, Biloxi; Madison B. House, Moss Point; Ethan C. Hughes, Hattiesburg; Glen P. Hughes, Gulfport; Benjamin C. Jackson, Pascagoula; Amber R. Janes, Ocean Springs; Eric T. Johnson, Ocean Springs; Teagan K. Jung, Vancleave; Phillip C. Kemp, Gulfport; Brooke A. Kennedy, Ocean Springs; Kimberly J. Kiesau, Ocean Springs; Kevin J. Kinchen, Pascagoula; Cory L. Kiper, Gulfport; Melinda A. Knieriem, Pearlington; Joseph W. Knight, Pascagoula; Richard Krumm, Ocean Springs; Roger M. Kudron Jr, Moss Point; Kacey B. Lambert, Moss Point; Kage Laney, Ocean Springs; Megan N. Le, Ocean Springs; Brennen Lee, Picayune; Jennifer Lee, Pascagoula; Hunter L. Lewis, Moss Point; Michael B. Litton, Pascagoula; Chas J. Lough, Ocean Springs; Stephen M. Ludwig, D’Iberville; Catherine N. Malochee, Diamondhead; Kristina L. Margules, Panama City; Adam G. Marshall, Moss Point; Ayako Marter, Ocean Springs; Taylor L. Mason, Ocean Springs; Jennifer L. Mayer, Ocean Springs; Alexander J. McCarthy, Ocean Springs; Kaytlin N. McCormick, Ocean Springs; Scott H. McCrimmon, Moss Point; Skye K. McCrimmon, Moss Point; Jessica M. McDade, Dekalb; Joshua E. McKee, Ocean Springs; Kristopher W. McKenzie, Diamondhead; Vivian A. McLain, Ocean Springs; Derek S. McOmber, Gautier; Austin J. Meldren, Gautier; Tiffany R. Mendieta, Lucedale; Breanna L. Menhel, Ocean Springs; Michelle D. Meyer, Gautier; Benjamin P. Miller, Gautier; Craig J. Miller, Gulfport; Jeremy T. Miller, Pascagoula; Devonna M. Milton, McHenry; Noemi . Montano-Tamayo, Gautier; Maryanne Morata, Ocean Springs; Melissa M. Neese, Escatawpa; Emily Q. Nguyen, Vancleave; John P. Nguyen, Ocean Springs; Katelyn T. Nguyen, Ocean Springs; Lan T. Nguyen, Biloxi; Michael T. Nguyen, Vancleave; Thuy Kaitlyn N. Nguyen, Biloxi; Tuyet M. Nguyen, Ocean Springs; Chelsea D. Nix, Lucedale; Bryant C. Nobles, Ocean Springs; Retha L. O’Bryant, Lucedale; Jeffrey W. Odell, Vancleave; Kayla L. Ogle, Pascagoula; Marco A. Ortiz, Moss Point; Shane A. Overvold, Gautier; Jamison L. Owenby, Hurley; Diane M. Parks, Gautier; Jared E. Parsley, Pascagoula; Anna G. Patterson, Gautier; Amber N. Pavlov, Biloxi; Kenyada N. Payton, Vancleave; Josue D. Perez, Pascagoula; Shelia D. Pettey, Pascagoula; Judy Phan, D’Iberville; Tuy V. Phan, Biloxi; Bryce G. Pittman, Gautier; Cassandra N. Pitts, Lucedale; Mackenzie C. Porter, Moss Point; Max S. Porter, Moss Point; Kevin E. Quarles, Gulfport; Jaime J. Quiros, Ocean Springs; Natasha T. Rankins, Gautier; Elizabeth L. Ray, Grand Bay; Elizabeth A. Raynor, Ocean Springs; Janice M. Redmond, Pascagoula; Jacqueline R. Reynolds, Ocean Springs; Sarah E. Rhea, Vancleave; Britney L. Richards, Moss Point; Caitlin E. Richardson, Hurley; Kristen R. Robertson, Ocean Springs; Ronita A. Robinson, Moss Point; Ashley M. Rogers, Vancleave; Charles W. Rosenstiehl, Ocean Springs; Jody L. Ross, Moss Point; Joshua M. Ross, Gulfport; Harley O. Rowell, Vancleave; Bradley D. Roy, Reynoldsville; Jennifer E. Roy, Pascagoula; Ilea M. Ryan, Mobile; Sabrina R. Ryan, D’Iberville; Ryan A. Saksa, Lucedale; Cassie M. Sanderson, Moss Point; Timothy A. Sandifer, Moss Point; Kimberly D. Scott, Roanoke; Harold R. Scruggs, Vancleave; Candice O. Serpa, Ocean Springs; Kristin M. Sheppard, Moss Point; Russell A. Simmons, Franklinton; Adam M. Smith, Grand Bay; Allison C. Smith, Lafayette; Jennifer M. Smith, Ocean Springs; Lorin S. Smith, Gulfport; Nigel E. Songalia, Ocean Springs; Dustin S. Sprinkle, Mobile; Ashley A. Staszko, Ocean Springs; Eric C. Stuart, Carriere; Rusty B. Suthoff, Grand Bay; Cindel M. Swanson, Ocean Springs; Amani L. Thomas, Gulfport; Courtney T. Thomas, Ocean Springs; Wendell L. Thomas, Pascagoula; Michael F. Thompson, Pascagoula; Kirsten A. Thornhill, Moss Point; Brett A. Thrasher, Pascagoula; Lloyd H. Throop, D’Iberville; Benjamin J. Tillman, Hurley; Harold W. Tracy, Ocean Springs; Lisa N. Tran, Biloxi; Thanh V. Tran, Biloxi; Vincent T. Tran, Biloxi; Michael . Trippe, Long Beach; Casey L. Trusler, Moss Point; Devin L. Trussell, Moss Point; Theresa D. Turner, Vancleave; Dwayne S. Vassalli, Ocean Springs; Brandey L. Veara, Ocean Springs; Zoe M. Velez-Pellot, Gautier; Michael E. Vice, Pascagoula; Austin T. Waddell, Pascagoula; Cory L. Walters, Moss Point; Marilyn S. Warner, Vancleave; Stephanie R. Warren, Moss Point; Reagan E. Watkins, Moss Point; Jennifer B. Weiss, Biloxi; Leah S. Weston, Hurley; Kerie L. Whitaker, Ocean Springs; Julian A. Wiik, Mobile; Joshua P. Wilkinson, Ocean Springs; Katelyn J. Williams, Vancleave; Racheal M. Williams, McLain; Sirrae A. Williams, Moss Point; Aaron A. Wilson, Lucedale; Kenneth M. Womack, Biloxi; Andrew B. Woods, Vancleave; Philip J. Wright, Saucier; Erika . Wyckoff, Biloxi; Gabrielle N. Yadav, Pascagoula; Christopher Z. Yarborough, Ocean Springs; and Bridget M. Young, Pascagoula.

Jefferson Davis Campus students are Stacey L. Abshire, Gulfport; Maurine M. Aclipen, Long Beach; Jerrilynn . Atherton, Biloxi; Christopher L. Barnes, Biloxi; Misty L. Barrell, Gulfport; Jonathan S. Barrientos, Biloxi; Nicklaus A. Bateson, Biloxi; Casandra C. Baumgartner, Biloxi; Forest G. Beatty, Gulfport; Haley M. Bell, Gulfport; Angela C. Bennett, Gulfport; Jessica L. Bennett, Ocean Springs; Justin Bennett, Gulfport; Delia H. Bigras, Biloxi; Brandon T. Blackburn, Pass Christian; Linda D. Bock, Ocean Springs; Elizabeth Bonds, Gulfport; Joshua D. Booker, Seminary; Janell T. Boudreaux, Biloxi; Chelsea B. Boyd, Moss Point; Aaron W. Brewer, Gulfport; Debra S. Broadus, Biloxi; Neilly E. Buck, Gulfport; Carl A. Burrell, Gulfport; Caitlin . Butler, Vancleave; Reagan D. Butler, Gulfport; Kaitlin H. Campbell, Pass Christian; Elizabeth E. Carambat, Bay St. Louis; Alexander C. Carr, Gulfport; Karen M. Cerami, Bay St. Louis; Shane J. Chandler, Gulfport; Luckendy A. Chery, Gulfport; Kim M. Chism, Ocean Springs; Dakota M. Clark, D’Iberville; Donald Clark, Kiln; Courtney M. Colbert, Saucier; William A. Coleman, Gulfport; Michelle L. Collins, saucier; Richard A. Colon, Gulfport; Alex M. Courtney, McLouth; Corey J. Cruz, Gulfport; Amanda L. Davis, Long Beach; Jeffrey S. Davis, Gulfport; Lori R. Davis, Gulfport; Samantha B. Davis-McDonald, Long Beach; Melissa K. DeJean, Pascagoula; Brandon M. Dearman, Saucier; Jennifer S. Devault, Gulfport; Brian Deveau, Biloxi; Joseph G. Dierking, Waveland; Dessire L. Downin, Ocean Springs; Amanda L. Duncan, Long Beach; Casey E. Edmonson, Biloxi; Jordan C. Edwards, Lumberton; Ronald S. Endsley, Gulfport; Jinger L. Englehart, Ocean Springs; Crystal D. Eubanks, DIberville; Courtney A. Farmer, Diamondhead; Chantella M. Ferguson, Gulfport; Melody L. Fick, Pass Christian; Judy K. Foss, Gulfport; Gideon A. Gaffney, Ocean Springs; Samuel J. Gaffney, Ocean Springs; Derek M. Gates, Long Beach; Loree J. Gilman, Gulfport; Christopher M. Gilmore, Gulfport; Laura A. Goepel, Gulfport; Cody K. Goodwin, Gulfport; Jolinda R. Goul, Gulfport; Randy K. Gravette, Perkinston; Ebony N. Green, Gulfport; Jeff . Greene, Gulfport; Marsha C. Greer, Ocean Springs; Kerstii B. Groce, Biloxi; Jennifer B. Guidry, Ocean Springs; Erin E. Hale, Long Beach; Sheila M. Hanley, Ocean Springs; Rachel J. Hanson, Gulfport; Danielle C. Hardesty, Bay St Louis; Jennifer H. Harris, Biloxi; Edna D. Haynie, Pass Christian; Jacob W. Hennig, Biloxi; Alicia I. Hickman, Perkinston; Christina M. Highsmith, Gulfport; John T. Hill, D’Iberville; Wade C. Howk, Gulfport; Javana L. Hudson, Moss Point; Kendra B. Hultz, Biloxi; Eunicekriza F. Iglesia, Gulfport; Elena . Jackson, Ocean Springs; Cameron M. James, Biloxi; Anthony E. Jefferson, Gulfport; Sheila L. Jermyn, Biloxi; Rachel E. Jewell, Waveland; Danielle N. Johnson, Biloxi; Haley M. Johnson, Long Beach; Tabitha N. Junkert, Biloxi; Michael C. Kahle, Long Beach; Zachary L. Kaletsch, Ocean Springs; Rebecca A. Keel, Pass Christian; Shain H. Keith, Gulfport; Troy A. Kellerman, Pass Christian; Sherry Kennedy, Gulfport; Christopher D. Keys, Biloxi; Hallee N. Killeen, Gulfport; Aubrey E. Kimball, Pass Christian; James W. King, Gulfport; Courtney E. Kirkham, Biloxi; Mary C. Kirkham, Biloxi; Brennan M. Kuehl, D’Iberville; Andrew M. Landry, Gulfport; Thuy-Phuong T. Le, Biloxi; Marilyn B. Lewis, Biloxi; Paul D. Lindsey, DIberville; Christopher E. Long, Gulfport; Jennifer L. Mabie, Gulfport; Nathaniel K. Martin, Gulfport; Madison N. Mauffray, Bay St. Louis; Albert Maury, Biloxi; Christopher A. Maxwell, Saucier; Mallisa M. May, Gulfport; Olivia May, Ocean Springs; Whitney L. McCarra, Gautier; D’artagnan L. McGee, Saucier; Lawrence A. Mearlon, Biloxi; Kaouthar Mejdoubi, Biloxi; Eric J. Miller, Biloxi; Veronica E. Mills, Long Beach; Kai A. Mitchell, Biloxi; Tony M. Moaton, Gulfport; Clarence C. Montgomery, Gulfport; Kelsey B. Moran, Kiln; Emily A. Morgan, Biloxi; Jamison D. Munger, Biloxi; Dustin A. Necaise, Pass Christian; Bobby R. Newman, D’Iberville; Jocelyn O. Newman, Biloxi; Allen K. Nguyen, Biloxi; Stephanie . Nguyen, Biloxi; Tammy T. Nguyen, Biloxi; Thao V. Nguyen, Biloxi; La Tasha S. Nobles, Gulfport; Anna M. Pachel, Gulfport; Amir Pahlevan, Biloxi; Alexander L. Park, Gulfport; Emily L. Parker, Pass Christian; Hope M. Parker, Long Beach; Krista R. Patrick, Gulfport; Johnathon N. Pechawer, Ocean Springs; Charla R. Pecina, Prentiss; Timothy A. Pesch, D’Iberville; James R. Petty Sr., Gulfport; Heather E. Phillips, Biloxi; Suzanne D. Pierce, Long Beach; Jonathan R. Pittman, Biloxi; Holli L. Polk, Gulfport; Joe J. Pomierski, Biloxi; David R. Porter, Gulfport; Hayley A. Porter, Biloxi; Abby M. Powell, Saucier; Kathryn E. Price, Saucier; Jake T. Quigley, Biloxi; Selene C. Ramirez, Biloxi; Lauren J. Ramsey, Pass Christian ; Jake M. Rea, Gulfport; Ebony G. Reed, Gulfport; Jeffrey M. Reed, Gulfport; Javodus T. Reese, Gulfport; Tamytra T. Reese, D’Iberville; Lea M. Renot, Long Beach; Catresia L. Rico, Saucier; Victoria A. Riley, Kiln; Savannah E. Roberts, Pass Christian; Cheryl A. Robinson, Gulfport; Silver J. Rodriguez, Biloxi; Daniella P. Rojas, Gulfport; Michael A. Ross, Gulfport; Summer M. Ruiz-Jimenez, Long Beach; John P. Russell, Petal; Tiffany L. Sanders, Gulfport; Sarah M. Sanzin, Gulfport; Heather L. Savoie, Biloxi; Joseph F. Schadler, Kiln; Ronald G. Schertzer, Gulfport; Sarah A. Schroeder, Long Beach; William W. Shipton, Biloxi; Amy J. Shirley, Ocean Springs; D.Patrice . Simpkins, Ocean Springs; Nathaniel H. Sisson, Biloxi; Angeline K. Skinner, Gulfport; LaShelle J. Sloan, Gulfport; Christopher M. Smith, Gulfport; Paityn B. Smith, Biloxi; Sarabeth . Smith, mchenry; Karen E. Snowdon, Saucier; Jacqueline F. Socks-Stickler, Gulfport; Holly L. Sosebee, Biloxi; Matthew D. Spicer, Ocean Springs; Joshua Stanley, Gulfport; Chakema D. Stapleton, Gulfport; Bianca R. Stewart, Gulfport; Gerri Stokes, Long Beach; Dallas R. Strickland, Saucier; Leighann C. Sturm, Pass Christian; Kortnie S. Tammaro, Gulfport; Gabriel M. Taylor, Gulfport; Jeffrey D. Todd, Long Beach; Robert K. Townsend, Moss Point; Anthony N. Tremonte, Ocean Springs; Garrett S. Turner, Gulfport; Maria G. Vanegas, Biloxi; Heather L. Varner, Gulfport; Elizabeth J. Vercher, Biloxi; Chase R. Vizzini, Long Beach; Alona D. Wachlin, Biloxi; Starlette Walker, Biloxi; Cori C. Walters, Lucedale; Stacey N. Wane, Saucier; Ronald V. Weeks, Biloxi; Gleynder D. Westpoint, Biloxi; Joshua R. Wiles, Long Beach; Ashlee N. Wilkerson, Waveland; Charles E. Williams, Gulfport; Christopher E. Williams, Gulfport; Marry L. Williams, Ocean Springs; Andrew E. Wilson, Gulfport; Diane R. Young, Biloxi; and Rachel H. Young, Concord.

Students from the Perkinston Campus are Jesus A. Abifaraj, Perkinston; Brandon J. Aizen, Lucedale; Bethany J. Alexander, Poplarville; Bobur. Alimov, Perkinston; Rochelle K. Amacker, Perkinston; Mccall E. Andrews, D’Iberville; Kari A. Bailen, Perkinston; David A. Baricev, Vancleave; John N. Baskin, Perkinston; Elizabeth H. Bates, Lucedale; Whitney B. Baucum, Wiggins; Brittony B. Baumunk, Saucier; Michelle C. Blevins, Wiggins; Jaime R. Bobbitt, Pass Christian; Phalen A. Booker, Waveland; Danielle L. Bounds, Byram; Selena B. Boyda, Gulfport; Jonathon L. Boyle, Perkinston; Marsha D. Brady, Saucier; Anastasiya A. Brailovskaya, Lumberton; Daniel L. Broadus, Perkinston; David R. Brown, Perkinston; Robert S. Brown, Saucier; Deonte P. Buckner, Pearl; Kalyn J. Burge, Lucedale; Catherine E. Campbell, Moss Point; Morgan B. Cauthen, Brandon; William O. Cole, Biloxi; Lowen A. Collins, Wiggins; Chasatie. Coulter, Wiggins; Danielle R. Craft, Biloxi; Roy D. Cuevas, Pass Christian; Dede W. Davidson, Lucedale; Natasha A. Davis, McHenry; Ashley M. Dean, Vancleave; Lloyd G. Dedeaux, Wiggins; Casey L. Demarest, Kiln; Adonna M. Disbrow, Gulfport; Adrian M. Dobbs, Wiggins; Alice T. Dortch, Wiggins; Selena M. Eaton, McHenry; Quace. Evans, Gulfport; Travis A. Fortin, Pass Christian; Allyson M. Gamard, Pass Christian; Grace L. Garner, Ocean Springs; Dustin B. Gibson, Wiggins; Brandon L. Gill, Saucier; Jordan B. Goff, Lucedale; Vernal R. Hall, Lumberton; Patrica. Harris, Wiggins; Hannah M. Hatcher, McHenry; Riley D. Hodges, Poplarville; Thomas A. Horn, Ocean Springs; Michelle. Hornick-Hall, Brooklyn; Dustin T. Hubbard, Oakland; Danielle E. Hunt, Perkinston; Johne R. Hunt, Gautier; Hope M. Jacquet, Ocean Springs; Tyler N. Johnson, Saucier; Rebecca L. Juliao, Perkinston; Jennifer A. King, Pascagoula; Sue A. King, Wiggins; Kaylan M. Lee, Perkinston; Alison P. Linch, Ocean Springs; Charmaine D. Loree, Wiggins; Zachary M. Lowe, Saucier; Ian M. Magandy, Long Beach; Halie D. Meier, Wiggins; Tyshara L. Mobley, Biloxi; Jacob E. Monk, Biloxi; Halle S. Moye, Lucedale; Joseph T. Nunez, Wiggins; Christa A. Owen, Wiggins; Audra D. Parker, Wiggins; Dayna L. Paslay, Wiggins; Amber K. Peters, Wiggins; Matthew L. Phillips, Perkinston; Alberto A. Planas, West Palm Beach; Jose C. Quan, Perkinston; Jonathann Erick T. Richardson, Moss Point; John A. Robinson, Biloxi; Carlos E. Rojas, Waveland; Ashleigh M. Schubert, Lumberton; Anna. Scovel, Wiggins; Cathy A. Shaw, Gulfport; Jessica S. Shockley, Wiggins; Jessica J. Smith, Tylertown; Ashley E. Standley, Hattiesburg; Aaron J. Strickland, Wiggins; Trevor. Strong, Bay Saint Louis; Chelsea A. Sullivan, Hattiesburg; Rene E. Surgi, Saucier; Tatiana M. Tritle, Lucedale; Sonya L. Williams, Saucier; Tyler W. Williams, Saucier; and Melissa A. Wright, Gulfport.

Kathy McAdams is an award-winning journalist who has worked at weekly newspapers in Mississippi and the Press-Register in Mobile, Ala. A native of Gulfport, McAdams attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, William Carey University, the University of South Alabama and The University of Southern Mississippi. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and journalism and a master's degree in education and English. She has worked at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College since 2005.