CCBOE names next Florala head coach; makes end-of-year personnel decisions

Published 11:00 am Thursday, May 26, 2022

The Covington County Board of Education made 33 personnel decisions including 14 new hires and named the next Florala head football coach during a special called board meeting Tuesday, May 24.

Jordan Cantrell will take over the football program at Florala High School and replace Chris Littleton, who resigned after three seasons with the Wildcats. Littleton will become the new offensive coordinator with New Brockton next school year.

Cantrell comes to FHS from Elmore County High School where he served as the head football coach. He will be teaching history at the school in addition to his head coaching responsibilities.

Board members recognized students from Florala, Pleasant Home, Red Level, and Straughn for their athletic achievements during the 2021-2022 school year.

During the meeting the board approved:

Employment:

  • Brandi L. Boles as library media aide at Straughn Schools effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Courtney Ingram Williamson as lunchroom worker at Red Level School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Jonathan Scott Pennington as intervention teacher at RLS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Major Deacon as physical education teacher at Pleasant Home School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Theresa Perrin Wade as special education teacher at Straughn Elementary School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Angie Hall Wood as staff assistant at Straughn Middle School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Abby Philpott Worley as elementary teacher at SES effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Monica LaShell Hines as staff assistant at SMS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Jennifer Carol Majors as elementary teacher at W.S. Harlan Elementary School effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Delphine Yvette Hall as lunchroom worker at WSH effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Christy Ann McCall as lunchroom worker at WSH and FHS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews
  • Mallori Hayden Raines as JAG paraprofessional at RLS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, pending verification of new or existing background reviews

Resignation:

  • Miranda Luker Maher as elementary teacher at PHS effective May 27, 2022
  • Elizabeth Giddens Dunbar as English language arts teacher at Straughn High School effective May 27, 2022
  • Crystal C. Nelson as elementary teacher at SES effective May 27, 2022
  • Tamara Roberts Wilson as intervention teacher at RLS effective May 27, 2022
  • Edith Cade Hill as special education teacher at SES effective May 27, 2022
  • Ashley Ann Richburg as elementary teacher at Fleeta Junior High School effective May 27, 2022
  • Mallori Hayden Raines as elementary teacher at RLS effective May 27, 2022
  • Tracie Evon Dye as lunchroom manager at RLS effective May 27, 2022
  • Deborah Yvonne Mayhall as lunchroom worker at SMS effective May 27, 2022

Transfer:

  • Donna D. Nall from nurse at SHS and SMS to nurse at the central office effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Cassandra Ralls Pate from nurse at the central office to nurse at PHS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Jessica Leigh Jones from nurse at the central office to nurse at SHS and SMS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Sharon B. Grimes from nurse at PHS to nurse at FJHS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Brandi L. Evans from reading specialist at FJHS and WSH to reading specialist at WSH effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Kristin Powell Hildreth from reading specialist at PHS and RLS to reading specialist at PHS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • James Anthony Ingram from JAG teacher at RLS to assistant principal at RLS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Kristan Steele Etheridge from special education teacher at RLS to elementary teacher at SES effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Lisa Michelle Musso Lowe from elementary teacher at SES to reading specialist at FJHS effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Kelsey Bradley Nixon from lunchroom worker at WSH to lunchroom manager at WSH effective at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year

In other business:

  • The board sought permission to bid service of bread and ice cream.
  • The board approved the fiscal year 2022 budget amendment #2.
  • The board approved allowing surplus textbooks determined to be of no monetary value to be offered to students currently attending Covington County Schools or donate to a nonprofit charitable organization.

The board set the next meeting for Tuesday, June 7, at the central office at 5:30 p.m.