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Kent Fullington

SYLACAUGA — The Sylacauga Board of Education during a called meeting Thursday unanimously approved the hire of William Kent Fullington as boys basketball head coach at Sylacauga High School.

According to a press release, Fullington has been an assistant coach at Vestavia Hills High since 2015, where he also served as a physical education teacher.

Fullington is a graduate of Oak Mountain High School. In 2014, he received his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Montevallo.

In other business, the board:

  • Approved returning tuition students for the 2019-20 school year; 

  • Approved four new tuition students for the 2019-20 school year;

  • Approved the following personnel changes:

Resignations: Haley Edwards, full-time bus driver, Sylacauga City Schools.

New hires: David Presley, student worker; Mandy Reams, band camp instructor, Sylacauga High School; Chelsey Strong, band camp instructor, SHS; Barry Strickland, varsity baseball assistant, SHS; Ashlyn Spates, varsity volleyball assistant, SHS; and Bennie Lewis, career and technical education director, SHS.

The next Sylacauga Board of Education meeting will be Tuesday, July 23, at 6 p.m.