BOE approves personnel recommendations

Published 3:34 pm Friday, January 28, 2022

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The Escambia County Board of Education approved personnel recommendations during its Jan. 27 meeting at Flomaton High School.

The recommendations included:

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  • Kenya Carroll, custodian at Pollard McCall Junior High School, effective Jan. 31, 2022;
  • Annette Long, counselor at W.S. Neal High School, effective Jan. 7;
  • Emma-Lee Waldrop, elementary teacher at W.S. Neal Elementary School, effective Jan. 6;


  • Deontaine Bayne, six-hour lunchroom worker at Escambia County Middle School, effective Feb. 1;
  • Leketha Bradley, lead teacher at Academic Recovery Response Plan After School Program at PMJHS, effective Jan. 28;
  • Amber Carpenter, custodian at PMJHS, effective Feb. 1;
  • Alyssa Williams, seven-hour lunchroom worker at PMJHS, effective Feb. 1;
  • April Blackwell, teacher at Academic Recovery Response Plan After School Program at W.S. Neal High School, effective Feb. 1;
  • Gladys Walker, six-hour lunchroom worker at WSNHS, effective Feb. 1;
  • Jessica Godwin, special education aide at WSNES, effective Jan. 28; and,
  • Rochel Evans, elementary teacher at WSNES, effective Jan. 28.

During her remarks, Superintendent Michele McClung provided a COVID-19 update, district updates and recognized WSNHS Senior Sydney Aaron, who represented Escambia County in the Distinguished Young Woman program.

McClung said the COVID-19 numbers peaked about two weeks ago, and have decreased since.

She said at present, under 1 percent of students and staff tested positive for the virus.

In other business, the board:

  • approved writing letters of commendation to County Commissioner Scottie Stewart and Sheriff Heath Jackson for their services to the school district.