Though class has been in session for just a couple of weeks, the campus of Alice Lloyd College is lively as students and employees alike are preparing for an eventful semester. In addition to welcoming new and returning students, ALC has hired one new faculty member and four staff members. The June Buchanan School has also welcomed three new members to their staff. Alice Lloyd College is pleased to announce the newest members of the Caney Creek community: Stephen Herr, Kendra Knapp, Amanda Mullins, Roy Salmons, Allison Holbrook, Ryne Loggins, Doug Clark, Melodie Moore, Myra Hall, and Pamela Young. ALC is excited to see how these new employees will use their knowledge and experience to benefit the college and the lives of the community.
Dr. Steve Herr serves as an associate professor of Education at Alice Lloyd College. He received his B.A. from Antioch College in Secondary Education and his M.A. and Ed.D. from Columbia University in Philosophy and the Social Sciences. Dr. Herr has worked in K-12 settings in both public and private schools. At the college level, he has nearly twenty years of experience as a professor and administrator.
Kendra Knapp was raised in Raven, Kentucky, but she grew up on campus where she attended The June Buchanan School and graduated from Alice Lloyd College in 2009. She has been hired as the Assistant to the Director of Alumni Relations. Kendra is married to Arlin Knapp, who recently retired from the Navy, and they have three children, Gabriel, Gray, and Zella.
Amanda Mullins is a native of Knott County, Kentucky, and grew up in Pinetop. She has been hired as a Financial Aid Counselor at Alice Lloyd College. She attended Letcher County Vocational School where she received a degree in Licensed Practical Nursing. She is married to Dexter Mullins, and they have two sons, Chase and Chandler. Amanda is also a Sunday school teacher at Omaha Bible Church. Amanda thoroughly loves her job and is thankful for the opportunity Alice Lloyd College has provided for her.
Roy Salmons is from Greenup, Kentucky. He has recently been hired as a Scholarship Coordinator at Alice Lloyd College. He received his undergraduate degrees in English and History from ALC and completed his graduate work at the University of Kentucky. Roy is married to Dr. Cindy Salmons who has been a member of the ALC English Department for nine years. Roy has previously worked for fourteen consecutive years as the head resident of the Caney Cottage in Lexington, Kentucky.
Allison Holbrook is a native of Leslie County, Kentucky. She obtained her Master’s Degree from the University of the Cumberlands, and has been employed as the ALC Director of College Relations. Ryne Loggins is from Bristol, Virginia. He recently graduated from ALC in 2017 and was a member of the Eagles Baseball team. In addition to being a security officer, he will help with the ALC baseball team.
Doug Clark has been hired as an instructor at The June Buchanan School. In addition to this, he will be coaching the JBS Lady Crusaders volleyball and basketball team. Melodie Moore will serve JBS as the new administrative assistant to Dean Amanda Clark. The ALC/JBS pre-school added Myra Hall and Pamela Young as assistant directors.
The Alice Lloyd College community is excited about welcoming the newest members of the faculty and staff. We hope that the new employees will bring a unique combination of ideas and experiences to the Alice Lloyd College campus. As the Eagle family continues to grow, we are looking forward to the positive impact the new employees will bring to our college.