Q: How long have you served PDS?
A: I have been an officer at PDS since 2008 and became Head of Security in 2012
Q: What do you enjoy about your position?
A: I love being with the boys, faculty and staff of PDS. However, most importantly, I love the satisfaction of keeping everyone safe.
Q: What did you do prior to PDS?
A: Prior to my time at PDS I was an officer with Imperial Security. My first job was working in the family business as a brick layer.
Q: How do you help ensure PDS is safe?
A: As a team, we are always discussing strategies to keep the campus safe. I am never more than two minutes away from any place on campus. As the Head of Security, I am constantly on call for PDS, and I believe we are one of the safest schools in Memphis. We are always working on getting better through training.
Q: How do you interact with the boys?
A: I love talking with the boys about sports. On occasion, I have stopped a boy from running into traffic. These experiences give me the opportunity to speak with the boys about always being safe.
Q: Tell us a bit about the other officers.
A: The officers at PDS are very qualified professionals. They have been well-trained in all aspects of safety and security from active shooters to earthquakes. We work well as a team and are unified in purpose to keep PDS safe.
Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for almost 75 years.
With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.