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Georgia Military College Names 2021-2022 Employees of the Year

Georgia Military College Names 2021-2022 Employees of the Year

As Georgia Military College celebrates another historic year of student success, dedicated faculty and staff members were nominated, then chosen as the GMC 2021-2022 Employees of the Year!


Georgia Military College Employee of the Year (overall): Lonzo Smith, Augusta Campus

 Lonzo Smith resides in North Augusta, South Carolina and has been a GMC employee since 2015. He currently serves in a supervisor role in the Business/Financial Aid/Operations Office and is currently in training to become a Graduation Coach. Lonzo received his undergraduate degree from Virginia State University and his graduate degree from Southern Wesleyan. In his free time, he proudly works with several non-profits in the Augusta Community and enjoys spending time with his dog. Lonzo says “A few of my favorite things about GMC is the camaraderie and the fact that my team members across the institution are all supportive, driven, talented, and have the desire to change student’s lives.”


Campus Employees of the Year:

Rock Donahue, Zebulon Campus

Cynthia Craig-Wolter, Fayetteville Campus

Angela Cofer, Columbus Campus

Benjamin Flagg, Fairburn Campus

Tina Harrison, Main Campus

Lisa Johnson, Institutional Employee of the Year

Anna Mullen, Valdosta Campus

Keila Pelton, Global Online College


Institutional Educator of the Year: Amy Zipperer, Main Campus

Amy Zipperer is a professor at GMC’s Main Campus and also serves as the Fine Arts Events Coordinator as well as the Program Director for GMC JC Fine Arts. She attended Georgia College where she earned a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing and then attended Regent University where she earned an MA in Theatre Arts. Zipperer is also an award-winning playwright whose short plays have been produced across the United States and Canada. This year marks her 18th year as a professor at GMC!

Campus Educators of the Year:

Shimon Moore, Augusta Campus

John Thompson, Fairburn Campus

Amanda Davis, Fayetteville Campus

Dr. Christy Musgrove, Global Online College

Brenda Davis, Warner Robins Campus

Karen Conway, Valdosta Campus


Institutional Adjunct Educator of the Year: Dr. Roberta Hunt, Fairburn Campus

Dr. Roberta Hunt currently resides in Peachtree City and is an adjunct educator at GMC’s Fairburn Campus where she teaches Political Science, Psychology, and education classes. Dr. Hunt received her first two degrees from Texas A&M and then attended Northcentral University for her PhD degree. She is currently working towards a Masters in Psychology and will be completing classes in August of this year. She has been with GMC for 1 year. Dr. Hunt says “I love to teach and inspire our future leaders to be successful in their courses and carry that to confidence in the rest of their lives. I feel teaching is a way to give back to the younger generation.”


Campus Adjunct Educators of the Year:

Brian Jordan Smith, Augusta Campus

Eileen Sanders, Columbus Campus

Nina Wilson, Fayetteville Campus

Tarik Johnson, Global Online College

Sonny Harmon, Main Campus

Rebecca Taylor, Valdosta Campus


Prep School Teacher of the Year: Jennifer Spencer

Prep School Character Educator of the Year: Clint Raburn

Prep School Employee of the Year: Mandy Elder


Congratulations to all our hard-working faculty and staff! Thank you for all you do!