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Local school personnel changes

The following are the most recent personnel decisions approved by the boards of education for both the Franklin County and Russellville City School Systems:



• Melissa Cox, transfer from Belgreen Elementary Teacher to Belgreen School Librarian

• Laura Guidry, transfer from Special Education Aide at Belgreen School to Elementary Teacher at Belgreen School

• Joslyn Garrison, transfer from English Teacher at Tharptown High School to Family Consumer Science Teacher at Phil Campbell High School

• Ashley Grimes, transfer from Pre – K Teacher Aide at East Franklin Junior High School to Pre – K Lead Teacher – Tharptown Elementary School

• Shea Miller, transfer from Elementary Teacher at Red Bay School to Pre – K Lead Teacher at Vina School


• John Ritter, History/Physical Education Teacher, Red Bay High School, effective May 23, 2014; Head Football Coach/Boys Track Coach, Red Bay High School, effective May 20, 2014

• Marion Beasley, Band Director – Vina High School, effective May 23, 2014

• Jamie Oliver, Elementary Teacher – Phil Campbell Elementary School, effective June 16, 2014

• Jon McKinney, Instructional Aide – Belgreen High School

Resignation in Supplement

• Cassie Wisdom, Head Softball Coach – Vina High School

• Angie Bolton, Assistant Softball Coach – Vina High School

• James Pharr, Head Football Coach – Vina High School, effective end of 2013-2014 School Year

• Paula Jackson, Cheerleading Sponsor – Vina High School

• Bennie Guin, Assistant Football Coach – Vina High School


• Michael Murray, bus mechanic effective June 23, 2014

• Michael Jackson, Social Studies Teacher/Head Football Coach – Red Bay High School

• Richard Maggerise, Social Studies Teacher/Head Baseball – Red Bay High School

• Sharon Sparks, Guidance counselor – Vina High School

• Mitzie Posey, General Science Teacher – Phil Campbell High School

• Monica Elliott, Pre – K Auxiliary Teacher – Tharptown Elementary School

• Jeff Madden, Full Time Assistant Principal – Red Bay High School

• Jonathan Grimes, Math Teacher – Phil Campbell High School

• LeeAnn Moore, Math Teacher/Coaching Duties – Vina High School

• Jonathan Hill, Band Director/Music Teacher half-time at Vina High School half-time at Tharptown High School

Principal Contract Renewals

• Myra Frederick, Principal – Belgreen High School (Five Year Contract at present rate of pay)

• Kenny Sparks, Principal – Red Bay High School (Five Year Contract at present rate of pay)


• Kay R. Taylor, History Teacher – Belgreen School, effective September 1, 2014



Retirement in Position

• Nancy Cooper, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Counselor, RES; effective May 31, 2014

Resignation in Position

• Kim Wright, Counselor, RHS; effective June 11, 2014

Transfer in Position

• Tara Vincent, from Kindergarten Teacher to First Grade Teacher, WES

• Monica Moon, from First Grade Teacher to Instructional Technology Facilitator, WES

• Tonya Lawler, from CNP Worker at RES to SPE Aide w/ CDL

Temporary Employment in Position

• Stephanie Hudson, Family and Consumer Science Teacher, RMS; August 27 – September 30, 2014

Leave of Absence

• Carly Hellums, SPE Teacher, WES; September 2-18, 2014

Employment in Position

• Kimberly McCulloch, Secretary, RES

• Mallory Garrison, Math Teacher, RHS

• Angela Malone, Secretary/Bookkeeper, RHS; effective July 1, 2014

• Nancy Hillman, At-Risk Teacher (part-time less than 20 hours per week), RMS

Reemployment – Contract Principal – Three-Year Contract

• Chris James, Principal, WES

Reemployment – Contract Superintendent – One-Year Contract

• Rex Mayfield, Superintendent, RCS


• Stephanie Hudson

• Jeffrey Cash

• Isabel Ambrosio

Volunteers – RMS Football 2014-15 Season

• Jeffrey Whitten

• Chase Gilmer