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For Release: Contact: George Dudley
Date: Aug. 14, 2008 Phone: 919 -716-3700

Hoke Correctional Institution has new superintendent

 Lynn Summers Jr.RAEFORD - Lynn Summers Jr. is the new superintendent at Hoke Correctional Institution, a medium custody prison that houses 535 adult male inmates and employs a staff of 245.

 He succeeds the retired John “Terry” Bullock.

 Summers, who had been assistant superintendent for custody and operations at Morrison Correctional Institution since 2006, began his career as a correctional officer in 1979 at the now-closed Sandhills Youth Center. He rose through the ranks in programming there and McCain Correctional Hospital and Hoke and Harnett correctional institutions and in the Division of Prisons’ South Central Region Office.

 A graduate of UNC-Charlotte, Summers earned a bachelor of science degree with honors in law enforcement and administration. He is a graduate of the Department of Correction’s Correctional Leadership Development Program, a former McCain Correctional employee of the year and a member of the team that developed and implemented the agency’s offender data base.

 Summers and his wife, Sharon, have six children and nine grandchildren. His parents are Lynn and Joyce Summers of Statesville.

 He enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, reading history and being active in his church.


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 Editor: Digital copies of the photo, in color and black-and-white, are available by calling 919-716-3700.



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