Dr. Loretta M. Shannon, retired educator after thirty-eight (38) years as a teacher and administrator. Shannon received her early education in the Greenville Public School District, an undergraduate from Mississippi Valley State University, graduated from University of Mississippi and Delta State University and a doctorate from Mississippi State University. She was appointed to the Board of Trustees to complete an unfinished two years. She is currently serving a five-year term. She is married, with two sons and five grandchildren.