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educator , Food products executive

Rebecca Jolly Wood, American food products executive, educator. Certified teacher National Board Professional Certified Teachers, 2000. Named Teacher of Year, Mississippi Hospitality & Restaurant Association, 2002, Career and Technology Teacher of Year, Moss Point, 2003, Teacher of Year, Moss Point Star, 2006; recipient James H. Maynard Excellence in Education award, Golden Corral National Restaurant Association, 2003.


Wood, Rebecca Jolly was born on September 14, 1954 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of William and Martha (Hamill) Jolly.


Associate of Arts, East Central Community College, Decatur, Mississippi, 1974. Bachelor of Science, Mississippi University for Women, 1976. Master of Science, Mississippi University for Women, 1977.


Educator Moss Point (Mississippi) High School, since 1976. Technology prep trainer, workshop facilitator Mississippi Department Education.


  • Certified teacher National Board Professional Certified Teachers, 2000.


Baptism is an act of full immersion following Christ’s example. It should be undertaken by spiritually matured individuals capable to understand its profound significance: resurrection to new life.


All Christians should fulfill their God-given responsibility to engage in the public life of the nation.


Baptist Churches should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.


Board directors Moss Point Active Citizens, 1997, City of Pascagoula, Mississippi tree & beautification board, 1990-1994, City of Moss Point Celebrations, Fall-de-Rah. President Moss Point Junior Women's Club, 1981, chair membership com. Board trustees Mississippi Hospitality Restaurant Association.

Member Mississippi Rebuilding Commission Committee.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antiques, white water rafting, deep sea fishing.


Married Dennis Dale Wood, June 14, 1980.

William Jolly

Martha (Hamill) Jolly

Dennis Dale Wood