• Sharon Goolsby

    Sharon Goolsby, a 2011 graduate, went on to attend The University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM), where she was actively involved in various organizations, including, but not limited to Phi Alpha: Social Work Honor Society, where she served as secretary; HYPE: Holy Young People Empowered, where she served as Bible Study Executive Board overseer; and BSA: Black Student Association, where she served as President.  In addition to her membership and service in these organizations, she was able to secure many awards for her leadership and academic accomplishments. She was a recipient of the Who’s Who among Colleges and Universities,  the UTM Delta Sigma Theta Eta Xi Annual ccholastic Salute recipient, and UTM Immortal Tau Psi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated I Am Legend Award for Service recipient. She graduated Cum laude in May 2015 with a bachelor of science degree in Social work. Following graduation, she was offered a position with Camelot Care Centers, where she spent the next five years. During her tenure at Camelot, she completed her master's degree  in Social Work (MSW) from Union University.  While working and pursuing her MSW, Sharon was able to gain experience with in-home family counseling and foster care services. Her current endeavors are to secure her licensure to become a Licensed Master Social Worker to further herself in the social work profession. Currently, she is working as a Family Liaison at Porter Leath, where she is able to serve in her passion of helping families and students alongside teachers.

  • L. Simeon Johnson

    L. Simeon Johnson is a 2007 graduate. In 2015, he graduated Cum Laude from LeMoyne-Owen College with a B.A. Music - Vocal Performance. 

    While at LeMoyne-Owen College, he directed the Gospel Choir from 2013-2016. He became a 2015 initiate of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He was afforded the opportunity to represent the college on local and national levels, singing behind artists such as Kirk Whalum, Jennifer Holiday, Karen Clark Sheard, and a host of others.

    In 2016, he began a career in music education within the Shelby County Schools, starting at Craigmont Middle/HIgh School. In 2020, he relocated to Lynchburg, VA in pursuit of a Masters in Music at Liberty University. He now continues his career in education in Lynchburg, VA with Lynchburg City Schools as a choir teacher at Heritage High School.

    In 2017, he was privileged to record with the Tennessee Headquarters Jurisdiction Choir on the project, “Churchin’ Down at Headquarters” on the featured song “He Loves Me". Currently, he serves as the Praise and Worship Coordinator and Assistant Minister of Music at Prayer of Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Lynchburg, VA.

  • Kayla Lloyd
    Katya Lloyd is a member of the class of 2010. She played volleyball and basketball, and participated in track and field from 6th to 12th grade. 
    She attended Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas, where she played collegiate basketball for two years before transferring to University of Memphis, where she completed her undergraduate degree in Physical Education in December 2016.  
    Katya started her teaching career in January 2017 at Grad Academy Memphis, where she taught anatomy and physiology. In the Fall of 2018, Katya began teaching for Shelby County Schools as a Physical Education teacher at Georgian Hills Middle School. She landed at Hamilton K-8 the following school year as an elementary Physical Education teacher. In August 2019, she moved to Oakhaven Middle School as an interim 6th and 8th grade science teacher. 
    In addition to teaching, Katya has served as a basketball, volleyball, and track and field coach for seven years. She has also served as Athletic Director for three of those years. During her first year as athletic director, she was awarded the “Rookie of the Year” award from SCIAA for her outstanding work and ability to change the trajectory of the sports program. 
    Currently, Katya is a permanent science teacher at Oakhaven Middle School. She is also the athletic director, assistant volleyball coach, head girl’s basketball coach, and head girl’s track and field coach. 
  • Gabrielle Mosley

    Gabrielle Mosely is a member of the class of 2014. She double majored in History and African & African American Studies at University of Memphis and graduated in 2018. She taught 5th-12h grade for three years in Memphis and New Orleans. She also worked for various youth organizations and as a curriculum writer for a school district in Florida.She also briefly worked at Southwest Tennessee Community College. Gabrielle earned her Master's degree in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs from Louisiana State University (LSU) in 2020. Gabrielle recently relocated to Spokane, Washington, where she is a Program Coordinator and adjunct professor at Whitworth University.

  • Brodrick Stevens

    Brodrick Stevens graduated in 2010. In 2014, he completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Mississippi State University. He began teaching in 2016 in Memphis before completing a Master of Public Health Biostatistics degree from University of Memphis. He is a math teacher at Douglass High School, serving as the Math Lead Teacher. Brodrick desires to become a school administrator and is currently pursuing an Education Specialist License.  

Last Modified on April 18, 2022