FACULTY AND STAFF

Marybeth Lowrey, ED.S.

Director

mlowrey@thetechms.org

Marybeth has been working in education since 1990 and working at The TECH since 2000. She received her B.B.A in Business Administration with emphasis in Management in Marketing, M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Ed.S. in Education from The University of Mississippi. Marybeth is a National Board Certified counselor and is certified Elementary Education K-8, Administration, Supervision, Psychometry, Guidance, Vocational Counseling, and Counseling and Business Education. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, has received her Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and has received her Certification of Online Learning (C.O.O.L.).

Theresa Rikard

Administrative Assistant

trikard@thetechms.org

Theresa has been working in education since 1986 and working at The TECH since 2002.  She received her Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Northwest Community College and is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree.  Theresa has received her Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and is an Honorary Member of the National Technical Honor Society, a member of the Pi Theta Kappa Honor Society and possesses a basic knowledge of American Sign Language.

Inda Linzy

Vocational Counselor

ilinzy@thetechms.org

Inda has been working in education since 2005 and at The TECH since 2015.  She received her B.A. in English and M.Ed. in Counseling at The University of Mississippi.  Inda is also the faculty sponsor for the National Technical Honor Society.

Danny Briscoe

Student Services

dbriscoe@thetechms.org

Danny has been working in education since 1992 and working at The TECH since 1996.  He received his B.S. in Agriculture Economics and B.S. in General Business Administration from Mississippi State University.  Danny is certified in Business Education , Mathematics, Secondary Special Populations, and has received the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3).

Sandi Allen, R.N.

Health Science Instructor

sallen@thetechms.org

Sandi has been a Registered Nurse since 1992 and teaching at The TECH since 1997.  She received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Northwest Community College and her B.S. in Nursing from Delta State University.  Sandi is National Board Certified in Career and Technical Education for Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood.  She has received her Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and her Certification of Online Learning (C.O.O.L.).

Ryan Avent

Construction Instructor

ravent@thetechms.org

Ryan has been working in education and The TECH since 2013.  He received his Associates of Mathematics and Exercise Science Degree from Holmes Community College in 1987 and has received a Bachelor’s Degree in the same field at The University of Mississippi.  Ryan is in his 2nd year working with football and as the head coach in Golf for Lafayette High School.  His certifications include:  Vocational Industrial Program, Career and Technical Education Verification, SkillsUSA Instructor, Certification of Online Learning (C.O.O.L.), and Propulse.  Ryan is NCCER certified in Electricity, Masonry, Carpentry, and Plumbing.  He has 14 years of experience in the plumbing and electrical field and worked for the United States Army National Guard from 1994 to 2002.

Beverly Brent

CPE/HLT Instructor

bbrent@thetechms.org

Beverly has been working in education since 1980 and teaching with The TECH since 1990.  She has received her B.A.E. in Secondary Education with concentration in Business Education and M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in Special Education from the University of Mississippi.  Beverly has received her Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and her Certification of Online Learning (C.O.O.L.).  She is also certified in Special Education, Business Education, Administration, Social Studies, and Secondary Special Populations.

Terry James

Agriculture Power and Machinery Instructor

tjames@thetechms.org

Terry has been working in education since 1978 and teaching at The TECH since 1984.  He has received his B.S. in Agriculture Education from Mississippi State University and is a graduate of The Briggs and Stratton Service School.  Terry is certified in Agriculture, Biology and Chemistry and has received his Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and his Certification of Online Learning (C.O.O.L.).

Beth Lucas

Programming Fundamentals Instructor

bethany.lucas@gocommodores.org

Bio coming soon!

Christy Jordan, M.Ed.

Teacher Academy Instructor

cjordan@thetechms.org

Christy has been working in education since 2003 and working at The TECH since 2014. She received her Bachelors of Accountancy from Mississippi State University, her teaching certificate from the University of Mississippi, and has obtained a Masters in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University. Christy has received her Internet and Computing Core certification (IC3) and her C.O.O.L. certification. She is a Master Teacher of Economics and a Master Teacher of Entrepreneurship. Christy is also the TECH Advisor for Educators Rising.

Perry McCormick

Metal Fabrications Instructor

pmccormick@thetechms.org

Perry has been working in education and teaching at The TECH since 2000.  He has received his Associate Degree in Tool and Die from Northwest Community College and has an Endorsement to Teach Industrial Maintenance.  Perry has 12 years of manufacturing experience and has received his Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and his Certification of Online Learning (C.O.O.L.).

Stuart Meagrow

Automotive Services Technology Instructor

smeagrow@thetechms.org

Stuart has been working in education and teaching at The TECH since 2004.  He is a graduate of the Automotive Service Program from Northeast Mississippi Community College.  Stuart has 15 years of automotive service experience and was a Ford Senior Master Technician.  He is an Automotive Service Excellence Master and has received his Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) and his Certification of Online Learning (C.O.O.L.).