WEDOWEE - There will be a new face behind the principal's desk at Randolph County High School in the fall, but he's not an unfamiliar face. Clifton Drummonds, better known as "Stick," will take over as principal at the end of this school year.

Randolph County Board of Education approved Drummonds at their meeting on Thursday evening of last week. Drummonds will officially take over the duties on May 1 of this year. Drummonds has been a familiar face around the school for many years in different capacities.

In personnel matters, the board:

  • Accepted the resignation due to retirement of Christy Fordham, Randolph-Roanoke Career Technology Center director, effective June 1.
  • Approved Tonya Young as a substitute teacher and support personnel.
  • Approved Mandy Rollins as child nutrition program director effective June 1.
  • Approved the transfer of Lisa Alvis as bus driver for AIDB to bus driver for Rock Mills Junior High School or RCHS effective with the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Approved the transfer request of Eliza Daniel from multi-handicap teacher at Wedowee Middle School to seventh- and eighth-grade remediation/enrichment teacher at RCHS effective for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Approved the transfer request of Jennifer Daniel from resource teacher at Woodland Elementary School to multi-handicap teacher at WMS effective for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Approved the transfer of Quincy Potter from networking information teacher at RCHS and the vocational school to networking information teacher at the vocational school effective July 1.
  • In other business, the board
  • Approved the list of state-adopted textbooks for mathematics as recommended by the local textbook committee.
  • Approved the resolution for the board to affirm its good faith commitment for continuing the implementation of non-discriminatory policies.
  • Approved to modify the school calendar to make Monday, May 3, a regular full school day for students. The day was originally scheduled as a weather day.
  • Approved a bid of $147,000 from Bond Roofing to repair the roof of the old RCHS gymnasium. In addition, the metal awning leading to the lunchroom will be repaired.
  • Approved Glen Prince as the Randolph County representative to serve on the Randolph County Board of Equalization.

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