Sylacauga City Schools introduces new employees

New employees were introduced to the assembly of teachers and staff members at the annual Institute general session of Sylacauga City Schools last week.

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.”