PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - The Autauga County School Board voted Friday to approved a new principal for Prattville High School. Richard Dennis won unanimous approval from the board.
Autauga County School Superintendent Greg Faulkner said Wednesday that the field of candidates started at 35 just two weeks ago, was narrowed to eight "very qualified individuals" by Wednesday and was down to one by Friday.
Dennis takes over the position following former principal Lee Hicks who left the system to become the new superintendent for the Troy City School system.
The approval of Dennis sets a new search in motion a new search for the Elmore County School system. Dennis was the principal of Wetumpka High School, which must now find a replacement.