ECHS

ECHS Class of 2019 breaks record
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher A couple of weeks ago, on Phil Johnson’s early morning radio show, Escambia County High School Principal Dennis Fuqua talked about the school, mentioning among other things the Class of 2019 and the pending scholarship amount that would be announced at Class Day. He didn’t give anything away, saying that he realized of course at some point the records would no longer be set. At…
ECHS girls, boys compete at Class 4A state track meet
News Staff Report ECHS’s boys and girls track teams competed May 2 at the AHSAA 4A State Track Meet in Gulf Shores. Several individual ECHS team members turned in respectable finishes, but none finished in the top-5 in the season-ending event. ECHS’s individual times and finishes were as follows: Girls 200 Meter Dash (Prelims) Elizabeth Thames, twenty-first, (28.86) 4×100 Meter Relay (Prelims) ECHS, tenth, (53.50) Long Jump (Finals) ShaKeerah Tossas,…
Teens on tractors till ECHS garden
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Dr. Rodney Owens, a teacher at Escambia County High School and a chiropractor by license and degree, was teaching classroom courses more related to his field of expertise a year ago. Now he’s teaching teenagers how to drive and manipulate tractors. Owens, who now teaches Agri Science at ECHS, said he jumped at the chance when the school began looking for someone to take…
ECHS perfect attendance
Following are the Escambia County High School students who had perfect attendance for the first nine weeks. Shanice America White, Jabarie Arnold, Trenton Atchison, Jahiem Bowens, Destiny Brown, Jenia Cuenca, TyQueria Evans, Eric Ferguson, Cortez Finklea, Nadija Graves, Nyla Graves, Antonio Hardy, Brad Hastings, Kiaylah King, Desire Lattimore, Nelson Leslie, Isaiah Mason, Cierra McCants, Loryn McMurphy, Layla Moberg, Divyaben Patel, Amber Phillips, Sanaa Pleasant, Asia Rudolph, Tony Shavers, Anita Shoemaker,…
ECHS Peer Helpers
The Escambia County High School 2018-19 Peer Helpers are shown above. Peer Helpers is a select group of students, facilitated by ECHS counselor Ashley Trawick, sponsored by the Escambia County Children’s Policy Council. One of the group’s main focuses is the fight against drug abuse among their peers. Shown are, from left, front, Luerensley Williams, Adonis Williams, Jaelon Wilson, Calvin Stots, Joshua Banks; middle, Madison Simmons, Arianna Silar, Olivia Simmons,…