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Leadership Team & Staff

Meet the  Leadership Team

BCM is led by students who want to impact campus with the gospel

Marina  LaGessie

Leadership Team
Marina is a senior majoring in Business Management. She is from Jacksonville, where she lives on a farm. She is on the worship team at BCM as well as at her church, Parker Memorial Baptist.

Fun fact: Marina has a pig named Pua, a mini horse named Posy, 16 cats, and 7 dogs, along with several other animal friends.

Dylan Lee

Leadership Team
Dylan is from Mentone, majoring in political science.

Fun fact, I’m a beekeeper with the humble dream of keeping bees on the White House front lawn (as the President, of course)

Timothy Curvin

Leadership Team/Resident Host
Timothy is a graduate student in Integrated Studies from Centre.  He played trumpet in the Marching Southerners for five years..

Fun Fact: Timothy can touch his tongue to his elbows!

Lauren McCoy

Leadership Team
Lauren is a senior from Huntsville majoring in Early Childhood Education. She transferred from Wallace State where she played softball.

Fun Fact: Lauren speaks fluent movie quotes and loves Braves baseball.

Will Hughes

Leadership Team
Will is a senior accounting major from Ardmore. He currently interns at an accounting firm in Jacksonville. Before transferring to JSU, he received his Associates Degree from Calhoun Community College in 2021.

Fun Fact: Will has been to 21 States and has a goal to visit the other 29 he hasn’t visited (yet)!

Anna Grace Silvey

Leadership Team
A Freshman history major from Southside . Anna Grace is pianist for the BCM  worship band and hangs out in the lobby all the time, so come by and see her.  She teaches Pre-K small group on Wednesday night at her church.
Fun fact:  She has met Tim Tebow in Auburn at the filming of SEC Nation.                         

Nathan Bean

Leadership Team
A freshman from Ashville, Nathan is majoring in Business, though he hasn't yet decided whether to focus on Finance or Economics.

Fun Fact: His favorite hobbies are fly fishing and hanging out with his beagle.

Stephen Thompson

Leadership Team,/Resident Host
Stephen is a senior Computer Science major from Oxford. He currently sings and plays electric guitar in the BCM praise band. You can find him working at Starbucks in Houston Cole library. Tips of $100 or more are greatly appreciated.

Fun Fact: Stephen is the reigning Farkle chamption!

Katie Jackson

Katie is a Junior nursing student and also sings in the worship band.

Fun Fact: She also likes drawing dinosaurs and playing Pokémon.

Harrison Riggs

Leadership Team
Harrison is a jjunior economics major from Birmingham.

Fun fact:  I enjoy hunting

Blake Sutherland

Leadership Team
Blake is Freshman majoring in Computer Science. His career goal is to be a Computational Linguist. Blake plays acoustic guitar for the BCM praise band. In his free time, Blake enjoys woodworking, playing guitar, and fishing.

Fun fact: Blake has been learning German for the past two years.

Gary Brittain

Campus Minister

Gary has been campus minister since 1990. He is married to Donna and their joy is Jack, their first grandson. They have three adult sons. Gary previously served as campus minister at Gadsden State Community College, University of West Alabama, Shoals Community College, Northwest State Community College, and Bevill State Community College (Fayette and Jasper).

Sara Rutledge

Ministry Assistant

Sara is a native of Anniston. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama and previously worked at the Anniston Army Depot. Sara is a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church. Her interests are art, basket weaving and photography.