SYLACAUGA -- New employees were introduced to the assembly of teachers and staff members at the annual Institute general session of Sylacauga City Schools last week, according to a press release.
Indian Valley Elementary welcomed kindergarten teachers Robin Scott and Tiffany Smith; first-grade teacher Octavia Billups; second-grade teachers Bethany Forbus, Stacie Blankenship and Kiesa Bulambo; special education teacher Lauren Potts; and pre-K instructional assistant Dana Hale.
Pinecrest Elementary’s new teachers are Micah Richardson, third grade; Carrie Brooks, fifth grade; and Brooke Williams, special education instructional assistant. Joining the Pinecrest staff for the first semester as assistant principal is Joe Cordi.
New staff at Nichols-Lawson Middle includes Ashley Spencer, sixth-grade science, and Lesia Horton, child nutrition.
Sylacauga High’s new teachers are Jessica Carmack, health sciences, and Nicole Crimi, history.
The Transportation Department welcomed John Arant to the staff as a new bus driver.
“We are excited about the experience and enthusiasm our new employees bring,” said Jennifer Rosato, executive director of teaching and learning, in the release. “These highly-qualified individuals will join our current staff to have a positive impact on our students.”