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Jo Linda Cooper was awarded Staff Person of the Year for 2020. She is pictured with Dr. David Loope, BCCC President.

Jo Linda Cooper named "Staff Person of the Year"

Jo Linda Cooper was chosen by her peers as Staff Person of the Year for 2020. Ms. Cooper works as the Office Manager and Date Specialist for Arts & Sciences. She also serves as the assistant to the Basic Law Enforcement Training program. Ms. Cooper oversees compliance for all students involved with university transfer, the largest department of the college, which means that she is often communicating with professors about grade and attendance submissions. This department also employs a number of adjunct professors, many of whom teach exclusively online. Ms. Cooper has also been heavily involved with the BCCC Staff Association, serving twice as president of the organization and helping lead its fundraising efforts for scholarships. During her time with Beaufort, she has earned both a bachelor's degrees in both psychology and business administration. BCCC congratulates Jo Linda Cooper on the well-deserved title and thanks her for her years of service.