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BCOT 2019-B

Class 2019-B graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy in England, Arkansas on March 8, 2019. Their class motto was, “One Team, One Dream.”

Members of the second graduating class of 2019 included: Dainah Adkins, Joshua Allen, Thaddeus Allen, Kameron Arnold, Shaligha Boykins, Beunkia Bryant, Bryton Byrd, Michelle Crumbaker, Keondrae Davis, Kieonna Davis, Shaneka Davis, Jacob Denny, Abassedestinekea Diarrassouba, Quintareus Dorsey, Ariauanna Ellis, Wendell Fair, Kyle Foster, De’Andre Gaines, Kaneesha Gantt-Jones, Ronnika Gardner, Sharon Gray, Demettrick Green, Antwoine Gulley, Domenique Harper, Jonathan Harris, Adrianna Hernandez, Kevonn Higgins, James Jackson-Hammock, Jerrard Jemerson, Eric Johnson, Jayvon Johnson, Curtis Jones, Kyra Jones, Audrey Lance, Byron Lawson, Troy Maxwell, J’Quayla McMillion, Caroline Milligan, Destiney Mixon, Mariah Moore, Demetrius Nelson, Johnathan Nooner, Logan Peterson, Tramontia Porter, Ashlea Prather, Herbert Price, Christy Rickner, Nakisha Rogers, Oscar Rondoni, Brittney Seals, Ashlyn Smith, Christian Smith, Jazmyne Smith, Kiara Smith, Michelle Smith, Tracey Stallion, Catherine Still, Quamisha Thomas, Dakota Trejo, William Tribble, Darrian Trimble, Tracy Ward, Corey Wilson, and Nichols Wilson.

Kieonna Davis of the Varner Unit (second from left) was class recipient of the Willis H. Sargent Award. Pictured with her are Training Academy Director Randy Callas, Varner Complex Warden James Gibson, who was the guest speaker at the graduation, Training Academy Supervisor Captain Larry Cyr, and 2019-B class instructor Adam Ryan.

BCOT 2019-A

Class 2019-A graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy in England, Arkansas on February 15, 2019. Their class motto was, “One Heart, One Mind, Unity.” The guest speaker for the graduation ceremony was Warden Jeremy Andrews of the East Arkansas Regional Unit.

Members of the first graduating class of 2019 included: Levis Alford, Akivia Anderson, Shanirria Armoster, Blake Barnes, Kepricion Barnett, Cember Bellomy, Fernando Burgos, Alandra Burks, Brooke Burns, Patricia Bynum, Richard Carreno, Melody Case, Daniel Chandler, Shania Curry, Joseph Curtis, Travis Davis, Jameah Davis, Erin Deaton, Devon Ditto, Dewayne Dowd, Marquita Duckery, Trinitee Dunn, Lindsey Efird, William Elamin, Shentericia Fletcher, Te’erra Foster, Karnaicia Graham, Kevin Gupton, Jarren Hampton, Cody Harlow, Jacory Harris, Melissa Harris, Cora Harris, Joshua Henley, Brittney Hill, Lasonia Holliman, Kevin Holt, Chad Huff, Marqwendal Jones, Yvonne Kemp, Kami Leger, Taniya Lewis, Cassondra Linderman, Ashlie Linville, Trevion Logan, Dustin Mallard, Ritchie Mallett, Monique Marshall, Terrance Meadows, Jacqueline Montgomery, Donald Morris, Paul Neeley, Alexis Parks-Smith, Shawn Patterson, Ashley Phillips, Eric Pixley, Kayla Potts, Dyleone Rancifer, Marcus Rhineheart, Jeremiah Robinson, Justin Russell, Veronica Sanders, Terry Simpson, Christian Smith, Mya Smith, Emily Snow, Lakesha Spicer, Yazarne Stephens, Matthew Swift, Stormi Tabor, La’nikka Verser, Krenessa Vincent, Kristina Whitley, Melvin Wilkes, and Randa Youngman.

Training Academy Director Randy Callas presented Cora Harris of the Tucker Unit with the Willis H. Sargent Award for Class 2019-A.

BCOT 2018-P

Class 2018-P graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy in England, Arkansas on January 4, 2019. Their class motto was, “Real Deal with the Shield.”

Members of the 16th and final graduating class of 2018 included: Chaylah Adams, Princeton Booker, Gabriel Boyd, Todd Brooks, Kiara Brown, Dominic Bruner, Jimisha Burgess, Brandy Caldwell, Alexis Callahan, Asha Charles, Joslin Clark, Donnell Corbin, Heather Corson, Charlotte Cowser, Shaun Cross, William Daley, S.M. Sharif-Ud-Dawla, Randy Derry, Kyerra Dukes, Deandra Ewing, Kanesha Fields, Darius Foster, Demarcus Franklin, Joey Garner, Jared Glade, Ciante Goynes, Cornelius Granville, Olivia Gray, Angela Green, Jameka Hall, Coy Hasley, Kyle Hodgkiss, Stacy Holmes, Delilah Ingram, Troy Inloes, Chandler Irby, Rodney Jackson, Brett James, Chelvyn Jamison, Krystalle Johnson, Rita Joiner, Cherry Lamar, Lakiera Madden, Edward Malane, Jerry Martin, Zavier McFerguson, Samantha Moore, Keairen Myrick, Reiman Pearson, Brandon Peck, Zachary Perry, Calvin Ramirez, Mykayla Rawls, Jason Reedy, Mario Rivera, Jessica Ross, Sylvia Sisson, Kendon Smallwood, Antonio Smith, Stephen Smith, D’antrez Stamps, Michael St Cin, Aaron Stevens, Mallory Sullivan, Shuntianna Sumler, Cordney Summerville, Bryan Tankersley, Lapasion Tensley, Eugene Thomas, Sa’Lexus Walls, Dennis Williams, Jasmine Williams, Justin Williams, Le’Terra Williams, and Veronica Witmer.

Bryan Tankersley of the Ouachita River Correctional Unit (second from left) was the recipient of the Willis H. Sargent Award. Pictured with him are Training Academy Director Randy Callas, ADC Deputy Director Dexter Payne, who served as the graduation guest speaker, and Captain Larry Cyr, Training Academy Supervisor.

BCOT 2018-O

Class 2018-O graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy in England, Arkansas on December 7, 2018. Their class motto was, “Stay Alert, Stay Alive.” Deputy Warden Todd Ball of the Maximum Security Unit served as the guest speaker at the ceremony.

Members of the 15th BCOT graduating class of 2018 included: Summer Adams, Ryan Anderson, Sirmera Brown, Dylan Burke, Amanda Burt, Derek Clements, Colton Coldwell, Patricia Cole, Cynthia Conway, Hailey Eden, Ethan Erwin, Dominique Euell, Lajadea Everett, Quanesha Ferguson, Tracy Gammill, Joshua Griffis, Lacey Guffey, Jovonte Harden, Max Harris, L. Haynes, Juan Hose, Kimberly James, Austin Jones, Justus Jonio, Brett Kendig, Kentrell Kirk, Anthony Kirkpatrick, James Kolke, Haley Latham, Andrew Launius, Julia Leonard, Brandon Lewis, Autumn Lillard, Dalton McMurray, Cody Morgan, Corbin Naylor, Sandra Nichols, Shane Omealia, Brittney Penick, Sanaa Ragland, Whitney Redman, Kevin Shoemaker, Chestine Sims, Scotty Sneed, Seth Stewart, Calvin Walton, Thomas Whitaker III, Gena Whitworth, Derik Williamson, Sherida Johnson, and Valerie Stokes.

Kevin Shoemaker of the Ouachita River Unit (right) was presented with the Willis H. Sargent Award by Training Academy Director Randy Callas.

BCOT 2018-N

Class 2018-N graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy in England, Arkansas on November 16, 2018. Their class motto was, “No Struggles, No Progress.”

Members of the 14th BCOT graduating class of 2018 included: Nicoya Allen, Shelia Allen, Ashanique Banks, Tamera Banks, Jordan Barber, Greg Beeler, Keshawn Bledsoe, Vondrica Bolden, Jason Bowers, Markilo Bray, Brittnee Broadway, Kendrick Bullard, Carmenlita Byars, Maik Calderon, Morgan Carter, Cristian Castillo-Rodriguez, Keyathon Clark, Katunya Clements, Kayla Collins, Brian Cook, Robbie Crossfield, Eric Daniels, Jakeveeus Davis, Tatyana Dean, Kerra Dennis, Deloria Dodson, Myles Fisher, Sheila Fuentes, Kadijah Gaines, Jason Gillioun, Jasmine Graves, LaNesha Halterman, Santina Haltiwanger, Michael Hunt, Alyssa Irvin, Charles James, Carlos Jones, Jasmine Jones, Staci Jones, Lilinoe Keahi, Ebony Knight, Tiara Lambert, Joshua Liles, Destiny Lingo, Brandy McClina, Jessica McClinton, Caylib McGuire, Christopher Nelson, Christopher Ott, Damion Potts, Stacy Price, Johnny Reed, Dashia Rogers, Logan Rowe, Davita Rucker, Sylvia Russ, Richard Salceda, Marissa Scott, Justin Sears, Casey Slagley, Ashley Smith, Kasandra Squires, Christopher Stewart, Jessica Thomas, Austin Thompson, Tiara Thrower, Tuesdae Townsend, Tanae Ware, Darius White, Kiyomi Williams, and Ramika Wright.

Davita Rucker of the Pine Bluff Unit (second from right) was the recipient of the Willis H. Sargent Award and is pictured with Training Academy Director Randy Callas, BCOT 2018-N class instructor Jason Price, and Deputy Warden Emmer Branch, who served as the graduation’s guest speaker.

BCOT 2018-M

Class 2018-M graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy in England, Arkansas on October 26, 2018. Their class motto was, “One Job, One Seal, No Luck, All Skill.”

Members of the 13th BCOT graduating class of 2018 included: Dominique Atkins, Booker Barnes, Artempsett Brown, Bailey Carroway, Christopher Crowson, Brittany Evans, Shane Farquhar, Timothy France, Benjamon Gillette, Jared Golatt, Tiffany Goodman, Jamea Graves, Jeremy Hambrick, Domonique Harris, Krysti Henley, Katie Humphries, Aerian Jackson, Diane James, Cheyenne Johnson, Kiessence Johnson, Cimonyae Jones, Michael Jones, Tolernisha Jones, Scott Laster, David Lillard, Nealson Lowe, Juan Martinez, Christine McKaskle, Meca Miles, Jasmine Moore, Jeremy Moore, Bruce Nyhuis, Tavion Puckett, Pondacheria Scott, Patrice Simmons, Sheniqua Speed, Adam Spurlock, William Surratt, Rustin Thornberry, Kathryn Tress, JaéTanique Turner, Emeka Udenkwere, Matthew Walls, Tina Washington, Deandrea Weaver, Jamika Williams, Roderick Williams, and Joshua Yakimovicz.

Jeremy Hambrick (center) of the East Arkansas Regional Unit (EARU) received the Willis H. Sargent Award and is pictured with graduation guest speaker Deputy Warden James Dycus of EARU and Captain Latisha Davis of the Training Academy.

BCOT 2018-L

Class 2018-L graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at Landmark Baptist Church in England, Arkansas on October 5, 2018. Their class motto was, “We Rise Together, We Fall Together, Undivided Blue.” Deputy Warden Steven Ricketts of the Grimes Unit was the graduation's guest speaker.

Members of the 12th BCOT graduating class of 2018 included: Dottie Anderson, Andrew Atkins, Candace  Avery, Kelmoni Bass, James Boggs, Latashia Bryant, Sean Connolly, Dylan Cope, Bryan Cox, Rashaad Daniels, Anthony Davis, Miatoya Durham, DeErica Farisa, Marlon Ford Jr., Shameka Frierson, Tosha Geror, Jennifer Hardin, Kendric Hence, Cherkita Henderson, Ja’Kari Henderson, Layne Henry, Derek Henson, Cody House, Lacrisal Huff, Jerimesia Jackson, Cadijah Jackson, Karissa James, Kimberly Johnson, Diana Johnson, Carlisia Jones, Alexandria Kentle, Murphy Lafleur III, Chase Larson, Brent Lawrence, Jashadrick Little, Edgar Lopez, Lakeria Lucas, Charles Martin, Mose McDanail, Sharniquara  McGowan, Christopher Metcalf, Tremeka Montgomery, Tevon Moore, Akiva Moss, Nicosha Nimmer, Edward O’Connor, John O’Neill, Temesha Parnell, Kelley Piker, Daija Powell, Shawanda Pride, Jazmine Reese, Amelia Remley, Alisha Rice, Billy Roach, Barbara Rucker, Demetriss Saloane, Lerrell Salter, Kayla Sanders, Rolonda Scruggs, Ladarius Smith, Melvin Smith, Gerald Smith, Michael Statler, Cheneda Stennis, Kim Stuart, Jason Sutton, Isaac Tate, William Truax, Sabrina Trusty, Ervin Tyler Jr., Kilidra Vanderbilt, Jennifer Ventura, Dustin Waite, LaQuesha Watkins, Jacquelyn Wells, Tyiesha Wesley, Vernita Williams, Barbara Williams-Johnson, and Tawanna Wilson.

Gerald Smith of the North Central Unit (center) was the recipient of the Willis H. Sargent Award and is pictured with Training Academy Director Randy Callas and ADC Assistant Director Mark Cashion.

BCOT 2018-K

Class 2018-K graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at Landmark Baptist Church in England, Arkansas on September 14, 2018. Their class motto was, “The Harder the Battle, The Sweeter the Victory.”

Members of the 11th BCOT graduating class of 2018 included: TaTyanna Akins, Tennille Allen, Clarence Anderson, Tyler Barton, Reshawn Bledsoe, Shenna Boston, Bradley Bowers, Devanta Brewer, Dwayne Brown, Sammy Brown, Symone Brown, Temoriae Brown, Dallan Brownfield, Jaylon Bryant, Patrick Bryant, John Burcham, Alfred Burton, Destinee Calhoun, Asia Callaway, Adam Canada, Spencer Carden, Kelicia Carruth, Cavorcia Carter, Jacqueline Cassady, Kadasia Cheers, Tyler Daniel, Kenny Dean, Cody Deeley, Logan Dooley, Darrykha Dukes, Raivyn Edmonds, Artria Evans, William Ford, Jasmine Gilmore, Dallas Hare, Shandrell Harrell, Ronald Harris, Michael Hawkins, Theresa Helms, Darnisha Henderson, Kieanis Henry, Thomas Hollis, Racine House, Aaron Houston, Chastity Hudson, Amber Hughes, Deborah Hums, Tyler Hurley, Haley Hutchens, Tyler Hurley, Haley Hutchens, Ophelia Jackson, Mattie Jefferson, Tiffany Kearney, Raven Kirkland, Justin Lee, Michael Linn, Nakeia Love, Nakyra Love, Cedric Mayo, Ariel McBride, Tasha McClay, Freddie McCowan, Matthew McFadden, Nikia McLemore, Lexus Mitchell, Bianca Moore, Jerrica Morris, Derriuna Murel, Consuela Murry, Ozell Pace, Nicholas Parker, Christina Patton, DeOnna Perkins, Amber Phillips, Warner Pipkins, Jarrett Plunkett, Ryan Prine, Derrian Raino, James Raper, Leshunda Ratliff, Alfreda Rice, Holly Ring, Anthony Roberts, Chad Rushing, Grant Scott, Linda Shaw, London Shields, Nathan Slaton, Pamela Smith, Shante Smith, Terraino Smith, Terrance Smith, Marty Staton, Daniel Stewart, Jacob Sundine, Matthew Swiger, Leah Tate, Alex Teague, Porcha Thompson, Marvin Trusty, Ariel Ward, Timothy Watwood, Kelsey West, Justin Whipps, Cynthia White, Kandreetia White, Harold Williams, Ann Wilson, Zebulon Wilson, Dylan Wright, Karissa Wright, Daniel Wyatt, and Nikki Zimmer.

Cedric Mayo of the Wrightsville Unit (center) was the recipient of the Willis H. Sargent Award and is pictured with guest speaker Deputy Warden Judy Taylor and Training Academy Director Randy Callas.

BCOT 2018-J

Class 2018-J graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at Landmark Baptist Church in England, Arkansas on August 24, 2018. Their class motto was, “Be the Change!”

Members of the tenth BCOT graduating class of 2018 included: Ericka Adams, Tiffany Addison, Nairobi Anderson, John Barnett, Sherricka Bedford, Latoya Brown, James Burroughs, Steven Cantrell, Mildred Clifton, Chassidy Colbert, Jason Conner, Michael Curtis, Kenna Dennis, Treasure Durden, Rashanna Eddins, Brittany Edmond, Shynice Galloway, Kathy Gochenour, Miranda Goldman, Suzanne Gordon, Bryan Gray, Shawn Grigson, Tommy Hawkins, Rickey Herring, Amy Hull, Felicia Hunt, Shamane Jackson, Sharlyn Jackson, Lakieya Jenkins, Natalie Jenkins, Gage Johnson, Deonna Kee, Keonta King, Martrice Lawrence, Jimmy Levario, Jamelia Leverson, Ryan Liesmann, Matthew Long, Rhett Lowe, Samara Markham, DeJuan Martin, Eric Martin, Kaleigh Martin, Trae Matthews, Matthew McCann, Ajai Miller, Latrele Mitchell, Lisa Montague, Braylon Moore, Haley Moore, Tiara Moore, Logan Morgan, Michael Musgrove, Bryan Nelson, Latyra Pettis, Teshunna Porter, Brian Powell, Stephen Ray, LaBritney Reaves, Shakedra Reed, Tavian Ross, Jonathan Sanders, Takyrra Scott, River Shows, Samuel Shulaw, Anthony Sifuentes, DeAsia Smith, Kayla Songer, Joshua Steward, Mary Thornton, Andrew Tietjen, Chris Truehill, Jeremy Vandergriff, Joshua VanDon, John Washington III, Christopher West, Shaquawanna White, Denerika Williams, Christopher Wright, Nathan Wright, Vernice Wright, and Jeremy York.

James Burroughs of the McPherson Unit (center) was the recipient of the Willis H. Sargent Award and is pictured with guest speaker Deputy Warden Linda Dykes of the Tucker Unit and Training Academy Director Randy Callas.

BCOT 2018-I

Class 2018-I graduated from Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at Landmark Baptist Church in England, Arkansas on August 3, 2018. Due to its large size, the class was divided into two squads: I1 and I2. The I1 class motto was, “Strangers at the Start – Family at the End” and I2’s class motto was, “Set the Standard! Be the Standard!”

Members of the ninth BCOT graduating class of 2018 included: Abayomi Adeyemi, Antonia Allison, Tykeasha Anderson, Spencer Apel, Cornisha Atkins, Ty Bagwell, Demetrice Betties, Jasmine Browley, Tionne Broxey, Jameesha Cain, Joey Cates, Daniel Cooper, Derrick Cranford, Bladen Croslin, Colton Croslin, Shatika Daniels, Lemarcus Davis, Luke Davis, Daniel Dillard, Delance Dillard, Michael Dillon, Dave Dorsey Jr., Markayla Doss, Alisa Dowden, Latisha Edwards, Jason Edwards, Alexis Ellis, Jamethia Elmore, Valeasia Evans, Sharon Evans, Tiffany Ezekiel, William Foots, Austin Ford, Nathan Gann, Carlos Garrison, Justin Gay, Latarsha Givens, Desha Gullette-Sharkey, Sherrod Haggard, Jeremy Haverstick, Deandra Haynes, Shandler Hollis, Anthony Holstead, Tanner Holstine, Renisha Howard, Jayla Huggins, Christopher Jackson, Willie Jackson, Takiyah Jakes, Destiny Johnson, Michael Jones, Gary Keeth, Bruce Kelly Jr., Michael Kelly Jr., Erica King, Kyhren Knott, Miki Kunishinge, Adam Little, Lueella Mason, Brittan McDaniel, Jamiee McDonald, Koleman McLure, Nicole Moore, Larinesha Morris, Arthur Norah, Alisia Obannon, Smauel Oehring, Ashley Parchell, Marcus Pitts, Averona Polk, Dylan Pratt, Justice Reliford, Wilson Richey, China Rivers, Leshawn Rose, Christen Savage, JaRoderick Scruggs, Beckie Shields, Vernon Simkins, Jaquez Smith, Andrelica Smith, Daniel Smith, Tabitha Smith, Jake Spells, Jalisha Splunge, Johnnie Stansifer, Waneshia Stewart, Brian Taylor I, Emily Terry, Nebraska Thompson, Deidre Triplett, James Vance, Tiara Walker, Kimberly Watson, Vershanta Weare, Kraylin Wiggins, Cameron Williams, Vashon Williams Jr., Shavonta Wilson, Jordan Wilson, Kayla Wilson, Vanessa Yarburrough, and Christopher Young.

The two Willis H. Sargent Award winners selected for Class 2018-I were Tabatha Smith of the East Arkansas Regional Unit (left) and Shandler Hollis of the Delta Unit. They’re pictured with Deputy Warden Christopher Budnik of the Cummins Unit, who served as guest speaker at the graduation.

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