MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Some of Mobile County’s top educators were recognized at Wednesday night’s weekly school board meeting.
One of the honorees, Alabama’s High School Principal of the Year, Ronnie Rowell of Theodore High School.
Mr. Rowell has twelve years of experience as a school administrator and has served for the last nine heard as the principal at Theodore. He will now represent the state in a national judging of high school leaders in the National Principal of the Year program.
“I’m very thankful for the award…it’s also good for Theodore High School and for my students because my students were happy for me. We’re just proud to have this honor and it’s just a team effort all the way,” said Rowell.
Council Traditional Principal Hattie Alexander was also recognized as one of the top seven principals in the country.
The Mobile County Elementary Teacher of the Year is Deanna Stevens. The Mobile County Secondary Teacher of the Year is Julian Stewart. Mobile County Training School Counselor Gwendolyn Bethea won Alabama’s New Counselor of the Year.
Congratulations to them all!