Co-Lin foundation board welcomes Tyson

Barry Tyson of Meadville was recently appointed to serve on the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Foundation Board. He graduated from Co-Lin in 1986 before graduating from Mississippi College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management. Tyson is the owner of Franklin Ready-Mix in Bude.

Tyson has previously served on the Co-Lin Foundation Board in the 90’s and has been a member of the Co-Lin Board of Trustees for over 10 years, where he now serves as secretary. He is a lifetime member of the Co-Lin Alumni Association where he has previously been secretary, vice president, and president of the alumni board.

Tyson and his wife Susan are members of Bude Church of God. They have three children, Braden (attending Co-Lin), Anna (attending Co-Lin) and Caden.

The Foundation Board consists of a 25-member Board of Directors, and includes the chairman, vice-chairman, and secretary of the college Board of Trustees.

“We are pleased to welcome Barry back to our board,” Angela Furr, executive director of the Foundation said. “His long history of service and involvement with Co-Lin will be an asset to the Foundation as we pursue our mission of support to the college.”