School History

Tunica County Vocational Technical Center construction started in early 1987 and was completed in June 1988. The road to success, located north of Rosa Fort School, was a dream of many people, including then Representative Clayton Henderson, then current Superintendent G.W. Henderson, former Superintendent Bobby Papasan, and then School Board President Cliff Granberry, The center was ready for classes on August 17, 1988 with Mr. David Williams as the center's director. Mr. Williams was the former Agriculture Instructor at Rosa Fort High School and is a pioneer for educating children for academic achievement.

First vocational staff and programs included:

Mr. David Williams, Vocational Director
Ms. Dianne Daley, Vocational Secretary
Mrs. Rechelle Siggers, Vocational Counselor
Mr. James McConnell, Vehicular Mechanics
Mrs. Rutha Spears, Clothing Apparel and Textile Management
Mr. Earl Dishmon, Diversified Technology
Mrs. Lana Williams, Intensive Business Training
Mrs. Dorothy Dunn, Related Studies
Mrs. Betty Ellington, Community Based Organization Coordinator
Mr. Cedric Winters, Metal Trades
Mr. Joe Dan Weeden, Building Trades
Mr. Charles Dotson, Youth Motivation
Mr. Turner Holland, Industrial Arts
Mrs. Sarah Holland, Basic Personal Services
Mr. Charles Westbrooks, Basic Skills Vocational Agriculture




David Williams

Stephen Bailey

Dorothy Dunn

Dianne Daley


"The Dream Team"