Escambia County High School

Honoring veterans at ECHS
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Escambia County High School’s Triton Club, under the leadership of teacher Stephanie McGhee, honored veterans during a school-wide assembly Thursday, November 8. The ECHS band, Hayley Canterbury director, and the ECHS Choir, Conrad Weber director, were outstanding in presenting patriotic music. The speaker was Staff Sergeant William “Greg” Akers, a decorated veteran who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Central American, Pakistan and Korea. Following are…
ECHS students attend Teen Driving Safety Summit
Special to Atmore News The Peer Helpers students from Escambia County High School attended the UR KEYS 2 DRV Teen Driver Safety Summit on Oct. 30. The one-day interactive event was held at the Orange Beach Event Center. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Teen drivers have crash rates three times those of drivers 20 and older per mile driven. However, teen motor vehicle…
Artists shine at ECHS
Students at Escambia County High School recently participated in a school art contest. Winners were selected from various categories, and their artwork will be sent to the Escambia County Youth Art Show for display and judging. The following were judged the top three: first place – Adrienne Tedder; second place – Da’Lorne Taylor; third place – ShaDiamond Harris. Participants in the art contest are Tatyana Davis, Shania Finklea, Taylor Gray,…
ECHS yearbooks for sale
Escambia County High School yearbook sponsor Leslie Sellers says the school has about 800 yearbooks they’d like to sell. The years are 2005 to 2016. The price is $5 for years 2005 to 2016, and $20 for 2017. For more information, contact Sellers at 251-368-9181, Ext. 2117. Shown at the Homecoming Alumni Tea manning the yearbook table are, from left, Abraham Banks, Jasmine River, Lazarian Boykin, Jasmine Forney.