DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - A former Dothan High School principal accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a female student has appealed his termination.
The city school board terminated 41-year-old Andrew Sewell's contract March 9 after Sewell was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Board attorney Jere Segrest was unavailable for comment Thursday on Sewell's decision to appeal.
Sewell allegedly had an inappropriate sexual relationship in January with a student who was 17 at the time.
He has since been charged with three more instances of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The complaints allege he provided the same student with cigarettes and alcohol.
Sewell was scheduled for an April 3 trial on the first charge.