Search back on for new SCFO

School board reopens its search after Wardrop turns down offer

At Monday's meeting, the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education voted approval to continue its search through the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) for a Chief School Financial Officer (SCFO) after Kristal Wardrop turned down the contract following a 4-2-1 vote of approval to name her new CSFO last month.

Board Members Sherry Digmon, Kevin Hoomesm Loumeek White and Cindy Jackson voted for Wardrop. Board Members Danny Benjamin and Coleman Wallace voted for Charles Bass. Board Member Mike Edwards issued a 'no confidence' vote at the March 21 meeting.

The search began after former CS...