Angela Cockerham – JSU Alumnae Highlights for Women’s History Month

angela cockerhamName: Angela Cockerham

Graduation Year: 1998

Major: English

Current Residency: Magnolia, MS

Current Employment Status: Lawyer, State Representative

Favorite quote: “Making life less difficult for others is to be encouraged. Creating happiness for others is to be rewarded.”

Just last year Mississippi Rep. Angela Cockerham was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee and Legislative Budget Committee. Speaker of the House Philip Gunn said, “Through her work as Chairman of the House Energy Committee, Rep. Cockerham has been invaluable to the House leadership team.” She also serves on seven other committees: Compilation, Revision and Publication, Ethics, Judiciary A, Judiciary En Banc, Management, Public Property, and Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committees.

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