The Effingham County Board of Education has decided that Billy Hughes will take the reins as principal at Effingham County Middle School come July 1.
“Billy Hughes has always done a great job,” said Superintendent Randy Shearouse. “Teachers really respect Billy; he’s a hard worker. He really gets along well with students.”
Hughes has spent his each of the 21 years of his career in the Effingham County school system. The first 16 were as an agriculture teacher and Future Farmers of America advisor at Effingham County High School, and for the last five years Hughes has been an assistant principal and CTAE supervisor for ECHS.
For the complete story, see Friday's edition of the Effingham Herald.