Faculty & Staff

Winston-Louisville Career-Tech Faculty & Staff 

Teachers have specialized education and experience in designated fields and utilize state of the art equipment and techniques to provide advanced training and skills to students enrolled in their program. The high school's academic curriculum is integrated with vocational objectives to engage students in a functional and applied process designed to enable them to effectively incorporate their vocational knowledge base.

Today's emerging job market presents a dilemma to young people struggling to determine their career path. Ascertaining knowledge in areas such as health education, business marketing, technical trades and quality work skills help develop interview and employment adeptness. High school students who enroll in one or more of the programs offered at the Career And Technology Center will have a definite advantage when entering the world of work.

Mr. James R. Webb

Mr. Webb received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education from MSU in 1988. He received his master's degree in Educational Leadership from MSU – Meridian. He taught at Ethel High School as the Vocational Agricultural teacher for seven years. He then moved to Noxapater Attendance Center as the Vocational Agricultural teacher for ten years. He currently serves as the Vocational Director at Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center, where he has been since 2006. Mr. Webb lives in Noxapater with his wife and has three daughters.

Mr. Chris Davis

Mr. Davis has an associate degree from East Central Community College, a bachelor’s degree in Math Education from Mississippi State University, and a master’s degree in School Counseling from West Alabama.  He has also earned National Board certification for school counseling. He has been in education for 13 years.  He lives in Louisville with his wife two children.

Mrs. Brenda Van

Mrs. Vanlandingham (Mrs. Van) has worked in the LMSD since 1987.  She started in a classroom and managing a computer lab at Fair Elementary before transferring to the Louisville High School office in 1995. Mrs. Van moved to the Career and Technology Center in 2008. She retired in 2018 and now works part time. She lives in Louisville with her husband and they have three children and seven grandchildren.

Mr. Carl Woods

Mr. Carl Woods is a 1977 graduate from Noxapater Attendance Center. He has worked for LMSD since October of 1984.  He spent 18 years working at Louisville High School before moving to our center. He is now retired and works part time. Mr. Woods also works at Headstart and has been a bus driver for many years. He lives in Louisville with his wife and has three children.

Mrs. Helen Black
Career Pathway Experience
Mrs. Black has an associate degree in Business & Office Technology from Holmes Junior College, bachelor's degree in Business Education, Computer Concentration and a master’s degree in Vocational Education from MSU. She is IC3 certified and National Board certified. She taught Business and Office Technology at Holmes Junior College for seven years and Diversified Occupations at Kosciusko-Attala Vocational-Technical Center for two years, She has been at our center since 2001 where she has taught Business and Computer Technology, Design Technology for Fashion & Interiors, Teacher Academy, and Culinary Arts. She is currently teaching Career Pathways Experience.  She lives in Louisville with her husband and has two children.

Mrs. Heather Fulton
Student Services

Mrs. Fulton is a Student Service Coordinator for WLCTC.  She graduated from East Central Community College and continued her education at Mississippi University for Women where she graduated with a degree in Psychology.  She went back to school and received her teacher licensure in Special Education.  Mrs. Fulton previously taught at Louisville Group Homes before moving to her position at WLCTC in 2015.  She lives in Louisville with her husband and three sons.

Mr. Stevie Herrington

Mr. Herrington has an associate degree in Forestry from East MS Community College. He has been in the timber business since 1997, where he worked for various timber companies. He worked at Rives and Reynolds Lumber Company for almost nine years as the procurement manager and oversaw management of 5,000 acres of timberland.  He began teaching the Forestry program in 2008.  He lives in Louisville with his wife and two children.

Mr. Chawan Jernigan

Mr. Jernigan is a 1997 honor graduate of Louisville High School. He has also completed three degree programs from Mississippi State University; a bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems (2001); a master’s degree in Educational Technology (2003); an education specialist degree in Educational Technology (2015).  His work experience spans from computer technical support, banking and finance, Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Winston County staff and director, computer repair, and his current profession of teaching.  He lives in Louisville with his wife and three children.

Mr. Mitchell Linley

Mr. Mitchell Linley has an associate degree in Welding and Fabrication Technology from East Mississippi Community College.  He has worked as a welder/fabricator for the past four years at various employers including Navistar Defense and most recently Stark Aerospace.  He lives in Starkville with his fiancĂ© and has one son.

Chef Enoc Reynoso
Culinary Arts

Chef Enoc Reynoso is from Carthage.  He is a graduate of East Central Community College.  He holds an associate degree in Culinary Arts Technology and Hotel/Restaurant Management Technology.  He plans to pursue his bachelor’s degree in the coming years, furthering his education.  Chef has worked in various restaurants over the last five years, including Old Mexico of Philadelphia and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.  He lives in Meridian with his wife.

Mrs. Christi Van
Student Services
Mrs. VanLandingham is a Student Service Coordinator for WLCTC. She graduated from MSU-Meridian with a bachelor’s degree in Education. She has also obtained her endorsement in Vocational Education. She previously taught at Newton Elementary and Southeast Elementary in Meridian. She joined the LMSD after moving to Winston county in 2000. She has taught at Noxapater Attendance Center, Louisville Elementary, and Fair Elementary before moving to her current position at WLCTC. She lives in Louisville with her husband and two sons.

Mrs. Jenny Vowell
Teacher Academy

Mrs. Vowell began as the instructor for Teacher Academy in the spring of 2017.  Mrs. Vowell has a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education and she is National Board certified. She was librarian at Noxapater Attendance Center for 12 years and librarian at Eiland Middle School for ten years. She recently served as Literacy and Technology Coach for the LMSD. She lives in Louisville with her husband and has two sons, two daughters-in-law and a granddaughter.

Mrs. Penny Wells
Health Sciences

Mrs. Wells graduated from Meridian Community College with an associate's degree in Nursing. She has been a Registered Nurse for fifteen years. Prior to teaching she held positions as Director of Nursing Services, Nursing Supervisor, Staff Development Coordinator, Employee Health Nurse, Utilization Review Nurse, Infection Control Nurse, Nurse Aide Training Instructor and Basic Life Support instructor. She has worked in home health, hospice, hospitals, nursing homes, health information and taught for Holmes Community College. Mrs. Wells has taught Health Science since 2011.  She lives in Noxapater with her husband and three sons.

Mr. Justin Wilkes

Mr. Justin Wilkes has a master’s degree in Forest Products from Mississippi State University.  He has been in sales for lumber manufacturing, project manager in construction, and a supervisor at Winston Plywood and Veneer.  Mr. Wilkes lives in Noxapater with his wife and three children.