County BOE makes hires

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 13, 2014

The Covington County Board of Education approved a group of new hires, as well as hand full of resignations, Thursday at their regular meeting.

Florala High School Principal Brent Zessin was on hand as the board approved four new teachers for employment at the school, including a new head football coach.

Approved for employment were: Andrea Nicole Kimbril, math teacher; Bradley Park Rhodes, general science teacher and new head football coach; Amanda Hawthorne Martin, English teacher; and John Earl Stone, special education paraprofessional for both Florala High School and W.S. Harlan Elementary School. All hires will become effective Mon., Aug. 11, 2014.

Also approved for employment during Thursday’s meeting were: Charlotte D. Ingram, secretary at the Covington County Board of Education central office, effective Tues., July 1, 2014; Stacey Delaine Joyncer, lunchroom worker at Red Level High School, effective Aug. 11; and Jennifer Causey Hammac, elementary teacher at W.S. Harlan Elementary School, effective Aug. 11. All hires are pending verification of new or existing background reviews.

The board also accepted the resignations of Billy Lamar Gibson, social science teacher and coach at Pleasant Home School, effective immediately; Bradley Stephens, physical education teacher and coach at Pleasant Home School, effective immediately; and Melinda Alane Brunson, curriculum coordinator at the central office, effective Mon., June 30, 2014.