October 27, 2009


Criminal Justice Students Score Well at Regional Conference

Members of The American Criminal Justice Association fraternity (LAE) (Nu Alpha Chi) of Northeast Alabama Community College recently attended the Region Five Conference held in Richmond, Kentucky.

Students also toured the Forensic Anthropology lab at the University of Tennessee, home of the nationally recognized “body farm.”

At the conference, members competed in the firearms competition, knowledge tests, physical agility, and crime scene investigation (CSI). Many of the Northeast students came away with medals, including

1st Place - Criminal Law Knowledge – Tony Malone

1st Place – Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) – Team Captain Cara Spradlin, Jada Skyles, and Tiffany Sauls

2nd Place – Corrections Knowledge – Tony Malone

2nd Place – Overall Firearms – Patrick Hamilton

3rd Place – Team Firearms – Team Captain Tracie Hamilton, Joseph Bramblett, and Jonathon Farmer

4th Place – Physical Agility – Jonathan Easler

5th Place – Physical Agility – Cody Willingham

“Being Northeast’s first time to attend, the students represented the college well,” stated Mr. Brent Satterfield, LAE Advisor. “I am extremely proud of the achievements of our students and how they conducted themselves at the conference.”

For more information about the Criminal Justice program at NACC, call Satterfield at 256-638-4418 or 256-228-6001, ext. 304, or by e-mail at For additional college information, go to

LAE members include (L-R, front) Tony Malone, Tiffany Sauls, Jada Skyles, Cara Spradlin, Tracie Hamilton, Patrick Hamilton; (back) Cody Willingham, Jonathan Easler, Joseph Bramblett, Jonathon Farmer, and Billy Whitt. Kneeling in front is NACC Instructor Brent Satterfield, LAE Advisor.
Members in their LAE shirts