DECEMBER 2017

Judicial Council Family:

JUDGE TAMARA C. CURRY  ELECTED AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL COLLEGE OF PROBATE JUDGES

The Honorable Tamara C. Curry wife of Judicial Council Member, Reverend Eduardo K. Curry, Esquire has been inducted as the president of the National College of Probate Judges (NCPJ) in Ponte Vedra, Florida on November 17, 2017.  Judge Curry is the first African-American president for the organization which was organized in 1968 to improve the administration of justice in courts with jurisdiction over decedents’ estates, guardianships and trusts. The National College of Probate Judges was established in response to concern with the time and costs involved in estate administration. It is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to improving probate law and probate courts.
 
          Judge Curry was born and reared in Charleston, South Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from South Carolina State University and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1988. She was admitted to practice law in Ohio in 1988 and South Carolina in 1992.
 
          She was appointed as Associate Probate Judge for Charleston County in 1998. Judge Curry also presides as one of the judges for the Charleston County Adult Drug Court and in 2003 started the first Mental Health Court in the State of South Carolina.  She was appointed to serve as one of the presiding judges for the Charleston County Juvenile Drug Court in 2010.
          Judge Curry is involved in the following activities and organizations:  Board of Trustees Allen University; National College of Probate Judges – President Elect; Past Editor of the National College of Probate Judges Journal; Board Member YWCA of Greater Charleston; Task Force on the Revision of the National Probate Court Standards, 2013; South Carolina Association of Probate Judges; Charleston (SC) Chapter of The Links Incorporated. Past President, Charleston Mental Health Center – Advisory Board Mental Health for Heroes; Center for Heirs Property Preservation-Board Member; South Carolina Bar Association; Charleston County Bar Association; National Bar Association; South Carolina Black Lawyers Association; South Carolina Women Lawyers Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc.
 
          She is married to Judicial Council Member, Reverend Eduardo K. Curry, Esquire, and they have, three children, Eduardo II, Morgan and Xavier, a daughter-in-law, Jennifer and grandmother to Olivia.  She is also a faithful member of Chavis African Methodist Episcopal Church, in Hemmingway, South Carolina.


Congratulatory expressions can be sent to:


Tamara C. Curry
Associate Judge of Probate
Charleston County
84 Broad Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
(843) 958-5030
Fax (843) 958-5144
Email: TCurry@charlestoncounty.org

 

The Reverend Sherry Ann Jones-Miller, earned the degree of Masters of Education in Counseling & Human Development, Lindsey Wilson College

The Reverend Sherry Ann Jones-Miller, ministerial staff member of Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church in Louisville, Kentucky, earned the degree of Masters of Education in Counseling & Human Development, Lindsey Wilson College. The penning was held Saturday evening, the second of December 2017 at six o’clock p.m. at JCTC Hartford Building Auditorium, Louisville, Kentucky.

 
Commencement Exercises will be held Saturday morning, the ninth of December 2017 at ten o’clock a.m. at Bigger’s Sport Center, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, Kentucky.
 
The Reverend Sherry Ann Jones-Miller:

Recognized by Lindsey Wilson College for Academic Excellence and outstanding Scholastic Achievement.

Sorority:   a member of Chi Sigma Iota Society and initiated to the Alpha Chi Omega Chapter for scholastic and professional excellence.

Student:  elected by the student body of Lindsey Wilson to be Student speaker.

Member of the American Counselor Association; served as a facilitator for the 2016 & 2017 Kentucky Counseling Association convention.
 
2008 recognized as Pastor of the year by the Kentucky Conference Lay Organization.
 
Membership:  Quinn Chapel AME Louisville
Joined St. James AME Memphis, TN in 1980 under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Henry Logan Starks.
 
Pastored: St. Paul A.M.E in Memphis
Mt. Pisgah in Millington, TN
Davis Chapel in Somerset, KY
St. Matthews AME in Midway, KY
 
Director of “Addiction No More” a support group done via weekly radio broadcast that offers support & encouragement to individuals in the community that struggle with an addiction and mental disorders.
 
Sponsor an in-house support group that is open to anyone who need support while in an addiction or support in their recovery.
 
Facilitate a Mentorship program at two Louisville schools giving support to children who have diagnosis such as ADHD, Altruism Spectrum disorder, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Conduct disorders, depression, Schizophrenia,
 
Employment:  A Rehabilitation Counselor at Wellsprings Crisis Stabilization Unit (Louisville) and Mental Health Counselor at Central State Hospital Louisville. Will Be employed working as an In-home Therapist with adolescent & Children for “Centerstone Mental Health Agency.”
 
“The appearance of Barak Obama at the 2008 General Conference changed my life.  I adopted the “yes we can.” Slogan.  I never tried to get a college degree before because I felt that I wouldn’t be able to do the coursework. I felt that higher education was something other people could get.
 
I took President Obama’s campaign slogan to heart started telling myself repeatedly “yes you can.”

I pray that in my career as a professional Therapist I can help prevent someone from using violence against others or themselves to resolve their issues.”
 

Future: (Fall 2018) will Pursue a Doctorate (Ph.D.)  in Counseling Supervision & Research @ Lindsey Wilson College.
 
Children: son Aaron, and daughter Erica who are my inspiration.

 

Congratulatory responses can be emailed to: addnomore_54@yahoo.com

 

 

 



      





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