Nine new assistant principals have been nominated by Superintendent David Lewis and their appointments will be considered at Monday’s meeting of the Muscogee County School Board.

The board will also discuss the sale of the former 30th Avenue School, a 58-year-old property that has been closed since 2000 and vacant for the past six years. The proposed sales price for the 4.76 acre site is $290,000, minus $14,500 for a sales commission.

An offer has been made on the property by Children of Higher Expectations LLC.

Lewis recommends the appointment of these five local educators:

  • Former Spencer High head football coach Pierre Coffey as assistant principal at Baker Middle School
  • Elementary Dean Meredith Adams of Fox Elementary School as assistant principal at Dorothy I. Height Elementary School
  • Academic Dean Zara Williams as assistant principal at St. Marys Magnet Academy
  • Aaron Cohn Middle School faculty member Maurdrice McNeill as assistant principal at Aaron Cohn Middle School
  • Northside High School faculty member Tabitha Ginther as assistant principal at the Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts

Lewis recommends the transfers of these four educators:

  • Dr. Monique Williams as assistant principal at Eagle Ridge Academy
  • Emily Wilson as assistant principal at Dimon Elementary Magnet Academy
  • Katie Lopez as assistant principal of St. Elmo Center for Gifted Education and Early College Academy of Columbus.
  • Eddie Powell as assistant principal of Midland Academy.

The MCSB’s regular meeting is Monday at 5 p.m. at the Public Education Center, 2960 Macon Road in Columbus.

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Richard Hyatt joined after spending more than 40 years as an award-winning newsman at the Ledger-Enquirer in Columbus. He started his newspaper career at the Atlanta Times and Atlanta Constitution and also worked for Georgia Tech and the Atlanta Hawks. He is the author of 18 non-fiction books. A native of Atlanta, he attended Georgia State University and graduated from Columbus State University. Hyatt is married to the former Kaye Howell and is the father of three daughters, including Kamryn, a bubbly fourth grader.


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