Jail and Correctional Officers Graduate
October 29, 2007

Fifty-two jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Caroline, Talbot and Queen Anne’s counties graduated in the 70th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury.

Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by LaMonte E. Cooke, warden of the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center.

Donald L. Rollyson Jr., an ESCJA instructor, presided at the ceremony. Awards of excellence were presented by agency representatives.

Graduates included Eric B. Elliott, Blair L. Hall, Bronica G. Harmon, Jimmy L. Holliday, Robert P. Price, Anthony C. Sullivan, Kendall M. Thomas, Landera Townsend, Rhonda P. Truitt and Brandy N. Williams of the Wicomico County Department of Corrections, LaToya N. Purnell and Jeffrey B. Taylor of the Worcester County Jail and Detention Center, Jason S. Ahalt, Jason E. Barnes, Vanessa Butler-Giddens, Erica N. Cook, James W. Duff Jr., Jazzmin K. Engram, Brandon L. Evans, Aaron Garrison, Nicole N. Hurdle, Brenda E. Jackson, Charles D. Jarman Jr., Renee M. Jenkins, Nehemiah L. King Sr., Stephanie L. Lawrence, George W. Lemon, Dustin H. Lewis, Sharon N. McBride, Matthew A. Mitchell, Joan M. Morris, Jocelyn M. Morris, Christine J. Oakley, Kenneth B. Parks, Charles E. Price Jr., Debbie A. Purnell, Damekia J. Robinson, Michael S. Sosebee, Annie M. Stevenson, Christopher L. Thomas, Shawnda J. Tolbert, Thomas E. Vollmer Sr. and Mark K. Young of the Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI), Caleb M. Shores of the Somerset County Detention Center, Kristy C. Jones and Lavonnia L. Nichols of the Dorchester County Detention Center, Richard D. Moorer Jr. and Ronald L. Orendorf II of the Caroline County Jail and Detention Center, Raymond E. Conrad III and Lisa L. Dukes of the Talbot County Detention Center, and Samuel E. Reyes and Christopher T. Scaglione of the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center.

WICOMICO & WORCESTER GRADUATES. Wicomico and Worcester County jail and correctional officers who graduated in the 70th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown in the front row, from left, Eric B. Elliott, Blair L. Hall, Bronica G. Harmon, Jimmy L. Holliday and Robert P. Price of the Wicomico County Department of Corrections. In the back, from left, are Anthony C. Sullivan, Kendall M. Thomas, Landera Townsend, Rhonda P. Truitt and Brandy N. Williams of the Wicomico County Department of Corrections, and LaToya N. Purnell and Jeffrey B. Taylor of the Worcester County Jail and Detention Center.

SOMERSET GRADUATES. Somerset County jail and correctional officers who graduated in the 70th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown, in the first row, from left, Jason S. Ahalt, Jason E. Barnes, Vanessa Butler-Giddens, Erica N. Cook, James W. Duff Jr., Jazzmin K. Engram, Brandon L. Evans, Aaron Garrison and Nicole N. Hurdle of the Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI). In the back row, from left, are Brenda E. Jackson, Jocelyn M. Morris, Christine J. Oakley, Charles D. Jarman Jr., Kenneth B. Parks, Renee M. Jenkins, Charles E. Price Jr., Nehemiah L. King Sr., Debbie A. Purnell, Stephanie L. Lawrence, Damekia J. Robinson, George W. Lemon, Michael S. Sosebee, Dustin H. Lewis, Annie M. Stevenson, Sharon N. McBride, Christopher L. Thomas, Matthew A. Mitchell, Shawnda J. Tolbert, Thomas E. Vollmer Sr., Joan M. Morris and Mark K. Young of the ECI. Not pictured is Caleb M. Shores of the Somerset County Detention Center.

UPPER SHORE GRADUATES. Upper Shore jail and correctional officers who graduated in the 70th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown in the front row, from left, Kristy C. Jones and Lavonnia L. Nichols of the Dorchester County Detention Center, and Richard D. Moorer Jr. and Ronald L. Orendorf II of the Caroline County Jail and Detention Center. In the back, from left, are Raymond E. Conrad III and Lisa L. Dukes of the Talbot County Detention Center, and Samuel E. Reyes and Christopher T. Scaglione of the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center.