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Spell named Holmes Goodman Campus career tech counselor

Leslie Spell has been named the new career technical education counselor on the Holmes Community College Goodman Campus. She previously served as a recruiting specialist for the college.

A native of Lexington, Spell is a Holmes alumna who earned an Associate of Arts degree before transferring to Belhaven University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Belhaven followed by a master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Jackson State University. Spell is currently pursuing her Ed.D. in higher education from the University of Mississippi.

Spell has cultivated a diverse knowledge in higher education as a result of teaching, recruiting and counseling for the past 20 years on the Holmes Goodman Campus. Prior to her role as a recruiting specialist, she served as an academic counselor and taught Leadership and Communication Skills as well as General Psychology.

Spell is affiliated with various professional organizations, such as the Mississippi Counseling Association, the Mississippi Community/Junior College Counselor Association and the Lexington Rotary Club. She enjoys reading, cooking and traveling. Spell and her daughter, Taylor (17), reside in Goodman.


Holmes Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, disability or genetic information in its educational programs and activities,
employment practices, or admissions processes. The following administrators have been designated to handle
inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies of Holmes Community College:

Inquiries regarding compliance with Title VI, ADEA, and Title IX are coordinated by the Vice President for
Compliance and Institutional Research, Henry B. McClellan Administration Building, Post Office Box 369,
Goodman, MS 39079, Phone: 662-472-9429,

Inquiries regarding compliance with Section 504 and ADA are coordinated by the Disability Student Services
Coordinator, M.R. Thorne Vocational-Technical Building, Room 110, Post Office Box 369, Goodman, MS 39079,
Phone: 662-472-9088,
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