The Jackson-George Regional Library System promoted Angela Thompson to branch manager of the Kathleen McIlwain Public Library of Gautier recently. The city branch is located near the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College campus.
Her first career was a radio announcer on K99 and Magic 93.7 FM. After working on air for 15 years, Angela decided to change her career path. In July of 2001, she was hired as a library clerk at the Vancleave Public Library and became very interested in Library Science as a career.
Angela Frances Stewart is a longtime Gautier resident and a 1984 graduate of Pascagoula High School. She received a Bachelor’s of Library Science at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2013, and is currently a Masters of Library and Information Science candidate with USM.
Angela is the proud mother of two children; her son was recently commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant with the Mississippi Army National Guard, and her daughter is a Biology/Chemistry major at USM Hattiesburg.