Cabaniss takes over at ECHS

Board names her as new principal; does not renew principal contracts at Huxford and Rachel Patterson

Rachel Patterson and Huxford Elementary Schools will see new principals next year while Escambia County High School will see new one next month following the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education meeting last Thursday.

Amy Cabaniss, current Countywide Supervisor for Curriculum and Instruction, will replace Dennis Fuqua as principal at Escambia County High School effective April 1, 2020. Fuqua left ECHS recently to take a position as student supervisor at Alabama Coastal Community College.

Escambia County School Superintendent John Knott said he wasn't really expecting Cabaniss to apply....