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40 new employees hired by Sylacauga City Schools

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga City School (SCS) system welcomed a total of 40 new employees as the 2022-23 school year approaches.

Included below is a list of each new employee under their corresponding school as well as their position on the staff.

Indian Valley Elementary

-Heather Collier (Special Education)
-Amy Duke (CNP)
-Teresa Fisher (2nd Grade)
-Ashley Johnson (2nd Grade)
-LaQuacher Kidd (2nd Grade)
-Tammie McElrath (Instructional Assistant)
-Abigayl Price (Kindergarten)
-Brandi Saffold (1st Grade)
-Rhonda Sims (Instructional Assistant)
-Suzy Studdard (2nd Grade)
-Tamara Tucker (CNP)
-Renae Willis (CNP)

Pinecrest Elementary

-Monte Barron (Principal)
-Sarina Clendenin (Special Education)
-Vickie Mooney (5th Grade)
-Aleyah Person (3rd Grade)
-Deborah Popp (CNP)
-Yulonda Terry (4th Grade)
-Nadya Troester (Instructional Assistant)

Nichols-Lawson Middle School

-Caiyln Buie (Special Education)
-Kristin Cox (Assistant Principal)
-Caden Davidson (Special Education)
-Jacqueline Dennis (Instructional Assistant)
-Shelby Farr (ELA)
-Hanna Merrell (History)
-Stephanie Person (6th Grade Science)
-Emily Pointer (Band/Choral Music)

Sylacauga High School

-Michaela Bird (Theatre)
-Jacob Callahan (Choral Music)
-James Clendenin (Alternative School and Volleyball Coach)
-Brannon Cockerham (Career Prep)
-Rhonda Courson (Assistant Principal)
-Deana Goodwine (Workforce Development)
-Kacy Harmon (Special Education)
-Jennifer Kirkland (Health Science)
-Debbie Otwell (CNP)
-Janice Pittman (Special Education)
-Holley Roberts (Instructional Assistant)
-Tangee Watts (Instructional Assistant)
-Ashley Williamson (Instructional Assistant)

“We are excited about the experience and enthusiasm our new employees bring to their schools,” said SCS Superintendent Dr. Michele Eller. “These highly-qualified individuals will join our current staff to have a positive impact on our students.”

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