Lisa Courtney, Career-Tech Department chair at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Perkinston Campus and Business and Office Technology instructor, was named the 2014 Outstanding Career and Technical Business Educator by the Mississippi Business Education Association in September. The MBEA is a professional organization of business educators that began in 1950. It is affiliated with the Southern Business Education Association and the National Business Education Association.
Courtney has worked at the college since 1977, when she began working part time in the summer as a secretary typing the Perkinston Campus Self-Study for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). She began working in a full-time capacity at the college in 1985. She will retire this year.