BOE hires new RPES assistant principal
By By Lydia Grimes
The Escambia County Board of Education made several personnel changes at its board meeting Thursday, including the transfer of Escambia County High School teacher Stephanie Jackson to the position of assistant principal at Rachel Patterson Elementary School.
The board accepted the resignations of seven people and the employment of five people, as well as one employment change and one temporary employment.
Resignations were Wanda Stevenson-Lowe, lunchroom worker at Flomaton High School; Chet Truett, teacher at Escambia County High School; Auty Horn, assistant principal at Rachel Patterson Elementary School; Johnnie Taylor, lunchroom worker at Escambia County Middle School; and Scott Robinson, girls basketball coach at Flomaton High School. The six that were employed were Earl Weaver as bus driver with the Atmore Bus Shop; Rebekah Fore, school nurse at Flomaton Elementary School; Mary Figgers, science teacher at Escambia County Middle School; Mary Katherine Flowe, science teacher at Escambia County Alternative School; Mark Rodgers, lunchroom worker at Escambia County Middle School; and Jesse Wolfe, science teacher at Escambia County High School. Ann Nelson will have seven hours instead of six hours in the W.S. Neal High School, and Helen Lassiter, a CNP worker will assist in processing the free and reduced lunch applications until Sept. 30.
In an addendum, there were two more resignations: Alisa Hart as teacher aide at Flomaton Elementary School, and Brenda Guy, teacher aide at Rachel Patterson Elementary School.
Torris Richardson was hired as custodian at Escambia County Middle School; Cynthia Baggett was hired as Central Operations clerk at Brewton Central Office; Jesse Wolfe as science teacher at Escambia County High School; Tonya Flowers as lunchroom worker at Flomaton High School; Melissa Sims as LPN instructional aide at Huxford Elementary School; Margie Baggett and Paula Smith as career technical center bus drivers; Stan Quimby as site coordinator of Escambia Middle School supension deferral Saturday program; Edward Woods, Sandra Wallace, Tracy Jernigan and Mary Ann Pouncey in W.S. Neal High School suspension deferral program; Tonya Brooks in Escambia County High School suspension deferral program; Carolyn Adams and Douglas Revel in W.S. Neal High School AHSGE remediation; Magaline Marshall, Laura Ashleigh Taylor and Nicholas Johnson in Atmore Central Office Learning Lab AHSGE remediation; and David Lanier, Kenny Revel, Sherrie Lisenby and Patricia Frazer as PASS after school program graduation coaches.
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