N.C. Department of Correction--Correction News--February 1998

Daughtry accepts new appointment

Newport - Long-time Carteret prison employee, Duncan Daughtry, was named superintendent of the Carteret Correctional Center Jan. 1. Daughtry replaces Charlie Meeks who retired in October.

Daughtry has spent his entire correctional career at the Carteret Correctional Center, starting in 1984 as a program assistant. He was promoted through the ranks and became assistant superintendent in 1992.

"Duncan Daughtry has been a very capable, dedicated employee and will work hard to carry out the Department of Correction mission to protect the public and provide rehabilitation programs for the inmates," Correction Secretary Mack Jarvis said.

Daughtry was born in Clinton, N.C., but was reared in Norfolk, Va. After graduating in 1965 from Maury High School in Norfolk, Daughtry joined the U.S. Army and served a tour in Vietnam as well as Panama.

Daughtry holds an associate's degree in business administration from Sampson Technical College, and a 1975 bachelor's degree in business administration from Campbell University.

Daughtry has worked for the Norfolk Police Department and the Virginia Beach Police as well as working five years for BB&T bank as a loan officer.

Daughtry and his wife, Kay Elaine, have five children, Dana, Douglas, Matthew, Debra and Dawn.

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