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Getting to know: Shirley Ellis

By Mandy Corbin

BPC Marketing Associate

Shirley Ellis
Shirley Ellis

Name:  Shirley Ellis

Job title/Department: Director, Payroll and Human Services

BPC center/campus:  Mt. Vernon

Years employed at Brewton-Parker:  Six weeks

Age:  59

Hometown:  Hazlehurst

Family Info:  “Married to my husband Jeffrey for 36 years. Together we have two children (Kim and Kelly) and three grandchildren (Guner, Ryane and Emma).”

Any pets?  “Four cats (Simeon, Squeak, Sugar and Sunny).”

Favorite restaurant/food:  “Love, love Italian and Mexican restaurants. I spent two weeks working in a small town in Texas assisting another prison that was opening and had a chance to taste real Mexican food.”

Ideal or dream vacation:  “Always wanted to drive up the coast towards Maine and visit all the Civil War historical sites.”

Favorite Singer/Group:  “Casting Crowns, and I like some of Third Day’s music.”

Favorite current TV show:  “Anything on Food Network.”

Favorite Book:  “The Bible”

Favorite Movie:  “Gone With the Wind”

Current vehicle:  i250 Lexus

Dream vehicle:  “A new i250 Lexus convertible”  

Hidden talent:  “Gardening and cooking”

Favorite Part of Working at BPC:  “Working in higher education. All the staff and faculty that I’ve met have been so very kind to me.”


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Brewton-Parker College | Located on U.S. 280 at 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, P. O. Box 197, Mount Vernon, GA 30445
with a site in Newnan
912-583-2241, 1-800-342-1087
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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
Updated on: August 24, 2010 2:12 PM