The Rev. Canon Shannon Rogers Manning (Class of 2001) is now the Canon to the Ordinary at the Diocese of Louisiana. After graduating from General, Manning served in parishes in Ocean Springs and Lexington, Mississippi before becoming the Chaplain of St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Ridgeland, MS in 2005. Manning served as Associate Rector of St. James' Episcopal Church in Jackson, MS from 2007 until her call to Louisiana on October 1 of this year. She is married to Ricky Manning and is the mother of two sons, Nicholas (11) and Tucker (7).