NFCC Public Safety Academy Honors Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Graduates

MADISON, FL – Twenty-eight graduates of the North Florida Community College Florida Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Program, CLASS 45-2016-1190-1, were honored during a graduation ceremony at the NFCC Public Safety Academy on Nov. 9. Special honors went to Courtney Williams who was awarded the 2016 Highest Academic Award and Micah Spradley who received the 2016 "Top Gun" Award. Three area correctional institutions were also recognized at the ceremony. Hamilton Correctional Institution, Madison Correctional Institution and Suwannee Correctional Institution represented the students during their training and will now employ the graduates as they step into their professional careers.

NFCC Public Safety Academy Director Rick Davis welcomed family, friends and honored guests to the special occasion.

“We could not be prouder of these graduating officers,” said Davis. “This group started out as strangers at orientation and are now family. I encourage you [NFCC graduates] to build on the foundation you have achieved today and to build a strong and honorable professional career.”

Colonel Paul Allen from Hamilton Correctional Institution was the keynote speaker and encouraged graduates to be respectful, responsible and professional in all manners of their careers.

Graduates and their respective institution that were honored by NFCC are:

Hamilton Correctional Institution: Warden Tony Anderson

Spenser Billy
Tavarse Brown
Jessie Cunningham
Stephon Holloway
Rianna Jelks
Quashonia Jelks
Indiana Thompson
Courtney Williams

Madison Correctional Institution: Warden Robert E. Smith, Jr.

Isaiah Adams
Diamond Earl
Natasha Hodge
Alexandra James
Austin Kirkland
Jeremy Malone
Sammie Smith
Latoya Taylor
Racheal Webb
Theresa Willis
Daniel Divens

Suwannee Correctional Institution: Warden Walker Clemmons

Leila Harmon
Peter Martinez
Brandon Morgan
Joaquin Moss
Nicholas Phillips
Hunter Robinson
Amber Rose
Christopher Rosado
Micah Spradley

NFCC is proud to recognize the 28 graduates honored during the NFCC Public Safety Academy 2016 Florida Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Program and congratulates them on their accomplishment.

For more information about NFCC’s Correctional Basic Recruit Program, contact Gail Hackle at 850-973-1617 or