May 2008 Sevier County School Board Meeting was called by Chairman Mike Oakley. The evening included the annual awards ceremonies for academic and athletic achievement. Almost all of the students were honored before some parents decided, “Hey! We've got ours! Let's all get out of here.” The pressure of waiting respectfully another 3 minutes was just too burdensome for some to bear. After the award ceremony was a five minute break as the room calmed down from the hustle and bustle of the remaining parents and students filtering out of the room.
During the remainder of the meeting, Superintendent Dr. Jack Parton declared Toby Ward principal of Sevier County High School. All board members agreed and the “interim” title was officially removed.
Reports by representatives in various capacities was as follows;
Mr Harmon stated that the building programs were moving along.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.