Danette graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from MSU. She received her masters in public policy and administration from MSU in December 2014. An employee at MSU for over 24 years, she was the recipient of a Zacharias Distinguished Staff award in 2012.
Danette and her husband of 35 years have two daughters and two son-in laws, all alumni of MSU, two grandsons, and a son, a member of the U.S. Air Force and student at East Mississippi Community College.
Danette enjoys reading, gardening, interior decorating, walking, and spending time with family.