McBride coming home to FES

School board taps former Flomaton teacher as the new principal

Students at Flomaton Elementary School will see a new principal this fall following the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education's approval of Courtney McBride Monday.

McBride will step in to take George Brown's place since Brown became Flomaton High School principal after Scott Hammond retired this summer.

McBride has served as the school system's elementary curriculum and instruction supervisor for K through sixth grade for the last year.

A Jay High School graduate, McBride earned a degree in early childhood education at Auburn University and came back to this area for her first job.

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