Meet Our Staff
Caryn Brown has been teaching grade school and postsecondary since 2000, and she has decades of professional photography experience. Ms. Brown received her B.A. in Communications and Art with an emphasis in photojournalism from Oglethorpe University. She earned her M.Ed. in Literacy Education with a concentration in Middle and Secondary from Cambridge College, and she is now pursuing her Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning from Walden University. Ms. Brown is a member of National Art Education Association and a fellow of National Writing Project.
Position: Graphic Arts
Mr. Collins began working in the printing industry in 1979 in Athens, GA. He has worked in all areas of the Graphics Industry,
including sales, production, and design. He started the printing program at Bradwell in 1994, BIGraphics was PrintEd
certified in 2000.
Position: Allied Health/Sports Medicine
Position: Corrections Services
Jonathan McDavid came to Savannah Technical College in 2014 after 24 total years of military service; retiring from the United States Army as a CID Special Agent in 2011 and conducting graduate studies until he started teaching at LCCA. He has about 30 years of criminal justice experience wherein he has enforced laws in three U.S. states, as well as federal and military laws within the U. S. and overseas in numerous countries. He was involved in military operations after 9/11/2001 and he has supported numerous homeland security measures thereafter. He is a highly decorated military and law enforcement veteran who earned his Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Columbia College.
Position: Animation & Digital Media
Nancy Miller has been teaching art education for the past 8 years. She graduated with a BFA in Illustration from SCAD. Prior to becoming a teacher she worked as a graphic designer and freelance illustrator. She has designed for print publications, product designs, and illustrated several children's books. She is currently the animation instructor at LCCA.
Position: Culinary Arts
Brenda Rich is a Family and Consumer Science teacher. She has been teaching for 25 years. She has a Bachelor in Family and Consumer Science from Georgia Southern University. She currently teaches the Nutrition and Food Science Pathway which includes Nutrition & Wellness, Nutrition through the Lifespan, and Food Science. One of her favorite quotes is “The Worth of a Person is defined by their CHARACTER”.
Position: Therapeutic Services-Medical Services
Pamela Scott has been working in the Liberty County School system for 12 years. Her first two years was as the School Nurse at Jordye Bacon Elementary school and her last ten years has been as a fourth grade teacher at Jordye Bacon. She graduated from the University of Anchorage Alaska with a Bachelor’s in Science in Nursing as a registered nurse in 1980, was certified to teach at Georgia Southern University receiving her master's in Reading in 2005.In the field of nursing she has worked as a Coronary Care Nurse, Mother-Baby Nurse, Orthopedic nurse, School Nurse, and as a Medical Surgical nurse in various locations traveling with the military. She is the wife of Pastor Hermon Scott, mother of three adult children, and grandmother of three beautiful grandchildren.
John Trimmer is proud member of the American Welding Society. He has only been teaching for Savannah Technical College for about 5 years. However his welding experience as a welder spans over 24 years. Mr. Trimmer has 12 years of welding with the United States ARMY, with 48 months of that, hazardous welding and fabrication in Iraq. He has also spent six years welding as a contractor in 6 countries and 15 states. Mr. Trimmer has trained, schooled, and worked at one of the most prestigious welding schools in America. Lincoln, in Cleveland Ohio it is like the Harvard’s and Yale’s of welding schools. It was at Lincoln he was given the opportunity to test and receive many AWS certifications in many processes and with many different types of materials. He carries certifications from AWS D1.1 structural steel, 3G/4G to AWS D1.6 structural Aluminum and AWS D17 Aerospace just to name a few.
Position: Culinary Arts
Karisa Young was born and raised in Upstate New York. She attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services Counseling. She received a Master of Education Degree in School Counseling from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. Karisa has worked in the field of education for the last 7 years. She is married to her wonderful husband Brian and they have 3 daughters, Jasmine, Adrienne, and Mackenzie. Growing up an only girl with 3 brothers has greatly influenced her love for sports, especially football. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, attending cultural events, watching movies, and exploring new restaurants.
Director of High School Programs
Business Community Coordinator
Teaching as a Profession Pathway
Connie Bragg has taught for 17 years in the Liberty County School System. She has a BBA from Savannah State University, Master's Degree in Adult Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University and a Specialists Degree in Teacher Leadership from Walden University. Past positions include Business Education teacher, Teaching as a Profession instructor and Work-Based Learning Coordinator.
I am married to Elton Brown, Sr., mother of 2 sons and grandmother of 8. I am the owner of Browns’ BBQ and Catering business since 1992. I have over 30 years of experience as a secretary. I started working with LCSS in March 2012. Since my employment with the school system, I have worked in various departments to include: Division for Exceptional Learning (DEL), Chief Officer administrative assistant, Finance department, and Human Resources. I am currently working at LCCA as Bookkeeper/Secretary. Since my employment I have had the opportunity to learn many different functions within the school system. One of my most favorite tasks within the school system is working with Impact Aid.