Political science students attend BPC's Law Career Day

MOUNT VERNON - Four Brewton-Parker College students joined two political science faculty members and two area attorneys for Law Career Day on March 26 on the Brewton-Parker campus.

The event was sponsored by Brewton-Parker's political science program and gave students the opportunity to hear legal professionals discuss the admission process for law school, the role of law in society as well as career opportunities.

Political science students who attended were James Hall, James Harrell, Buck Moon and Amanda Richards.

Sponsoring faculty were Dr. Sid Johnson, professor of political science, vice president emeritus and legal counsel for Brewton-Parker, and Dr. Jeffrey Prewitt, assistant professor of political science.

In addition to Johnson, who is a former assistant U.S. attorney and former assistant attorney general for Georgia, the legal profession was represented by Sherita Strange, assistant district attorney for the Middle Judicial District, and Hugh Peterson III, Vidalia attorney and former aide to former Gov. Roy Barnes.

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Brewton-Parker College political science students and professors and special guests attending Law Career Day on the Brewton-Parker campus March 26 included: (from left) student James Hall, Vidalia attorney Hugh Peterson III, Assistant District Attorney Sherita Strange, student James Harrell, Brewton-Parker Professor Sid Johnson, student Buck Moon and student Amanda Richards. Not pictured is Professor Jeffrey Prewitt.