Derek Brown, of Apalachicola, has earned a master of business administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.


Brown, son of Jimmy and Ella Mosconis, of Apalachicola, was among approximately 4,050 undergraduate and graduate students who earned degrees during the Spring 2020 semester. Students were celebrated during a May 1 virtual celebration. They will also be honored during in-person commencement ceremonies to be held on campus later this year.


A member of the Class of 2005 at Apalachicola High School who later graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Brown is married to the former Rebekah Thompson. They are the parents of daughter Jordan, 6, daughter Morgan, 4, and son Abram, 10 months.


The family resides in Augusta, Georgia, where Major Brown will be assigned to Fort Gordon.


One of the nation's leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the business of Creating the Next--the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of agile minds well equipped to imagine and engineer our future. More than 36,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled, and Georgia Tech is ranked in the nation's top five public universities by U.S. News & World Report.