ECHS

Coastal Connection provides exposure for local athletes
Everybody in the southwestern corner of Alabama knows there are some quality athletes in Atmore and the surrounding area, but that knowledge doesn’t seem to spread very far outside the area. The first Coastal Connection Media Day was designed to change that. “It was mostly about exposure,” said Escambia County High School’s Rico Jackson, who came up with the idea for the event. “A buddy of mine who played football…
ECHS scholarships
In last week’s edition of Atmore News (May 17, 2017), we printed a list of scholarships and awards that were presented at Escambia County High School’s Class Day Friday, May 12. The list did not include all scholarships and awards, but those for which presenters were actually in attendance. Below is a comprehensive list of scholarships and awards totaling more than $4.3 million given to 68 seniors. Progressive Civic Recreational…
ECHS shatters record – Seniors receive $4.3 million in scholarships
Escambia County High School a failing school? Don’t tell this senior class. Apparently they didn’t get the word. This class of 110 seniors shattered the old school record for scholarships with a whopping $4.3 million in scholarship offers. When Principal Dennis Fuqua came to ECHS four and a half years ago, seniors struggled to reach $1 million in scholarships. The climb has been steady since then, and last year topped…
ECHS seniors start new tradition
By LESLIE SELLERS Special to Atmore News The Escambia County High School senior class did the first ever walk through at Escambia County Middle School, Rachel Patterson Elementary, and A.C. Moore Elementary Wednesday, May10. They dressed in their caps and gowns and walked the halls of each school. At each school, the students lined the halls outside their classrooms. The elementary schools did a great job in cheering for the upcoming…