27 Aug 2018

T.R.O.J.A.N. Teacher Award recipients announced

trojan teachersInstructors Barry Corley and Vicki Tabb with President Nabors
(Tracy Craddock not present)

Moorhead – Three Mississippi Delta Community College instructors were chosen as the recipients of the 2018 T.R.O.J.A.N. Teacher Award.

Tracy Scott Craddock has taught composition, literature, and creative writing at MDCC for 14 years and serves as an advisor to Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society for Community Colleges. Craddock is a mother to four children - Scott, Mallory, Shane (all of whom are MDCC graduates), and Caiden. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Delta State University (DSU).

Third generation Trojan instructor Vicki Clark Tabb, of Sunflower, teaches College Algebra, Business Calculus and Trigonometry. She has taught here for 19 years. Tabb received an associate’s degree from MDCC and both her bachelor’s and master’s from DSU. She and her husband Robert have two children, a daughter, Amanda who is an MDCC alumnus and currently a senior at DSU, and a son, Dalton who is also an MDCC alumnus and currently a junior at DSU.

An MDCC employee for 28 years, honoree Barry Corley serves as the Field Crops Technology instructor and has served as the CTE Division Chair for eight years. He received an associate’s degree from MDJC and his bachelor’s and master’s from Mississippi State University. Corley and his wife, Stephanie, have a 16-year-old son named Walker.

The “Teachers Recognized for Optimism, Job well-done, Academic excellence and Nurturing students (TROJAN)” award bears the name of the college mascot and is given to those who reflect its meaning.