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Dr. Ricky Catlett

Born and raised in Jackson, TN, Dr. Ricky D. Catlett graduated from South Side High School. He went on to complete his undergraduate degrees from Lambuth University and his Masters of Administration at Trevecca Nazarene University. He later obtained his Doctorate of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Memphis. 
Upon graduation, Dr. Catlett started his career at Lambuth University before transitioning into K-12 public education in 1997. After serving as Director of Alternative School and head football coach at Chester County High School, he then served in administration in JMCSS at the elementary, middle and high school levels at Liberty Technology Magnet High School, South Elementary, West Middle, and North Side High School. Dr. Catlett proudly returns to JMCSS as Deputy Superintendent of Operations, Business, and Communications after six years as principal at CCHS. 
Dr. Catlett and his wife, Christy, have four children: Blake, Taylor, Tori and Adyson.