Escambia Academy

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…
Wagons ho!
Ms. Michael Findley’s second grade class at Escambia Academy studied about the early days of our country. One of their projects was to construct a covered wagon. Shown above, girls display their covered wagons, from left, Kate Davis, Macie McGhee, Bradleigh Stinson, Ivey Donaldson, Annberly Dunn and Hallie Emmons. Below, from left, the boys show their projects, AJ Hollinger, Asher Covington, Grant Sasser, Will Strawbridge, Chap Thompson, Warner Maxwell and…
EA’s Sasser named 2A Teacher of Year
During her 18 years as a teacher of upper-grade students at Escambia Academy, Bobbi Sasser has earned the respect of and left a lasting impression on hundreds of teenagers. This year, Alabama Independent School Association officials presented Sasser with tangible proof that her effort has expanded beyond the EA campus. Sasser, who teaches English and Literature to eighth-graders and honors English and Literature to students in grades 9-12, was selected…
EA athletes honored
Three top athletes were honored at Escambia Academy’s sports banquet Monday evening, May 8. The awards they received were named in memory of two EA athletes who passed away at a young age – Dana Kent and Lance Dawe. Carson Barnett, above, shown with Headmaster David Walker, was presented with the Dana Kent Award as EA’s top female athlete. Below, Natalie Dawe Donaldson, at left, and Annette Dawe, at right,…