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Lee Hicks withdraws candidacy for Phenix City Superintendent

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) -

The Phenix City Board of Education announced Tuesday, June 3, that Dr. Lee Hicks of Troy, Ala. has withdrawn his name as a candidate for the position of superintendent of the Phenix City Schools. 

"The Board appreciates his interest in our School System and wishes Dr. Hicks success in his career," the Board stated. 

Troymessenger.com announced on Monday, June 2, that Hicks signed a four-year contract to continue as superintendent of Troy City Schools less than 24 hours before he was scheduled to interview with Phenix City schools. 

[Related story: Phenix City superintendent candidate named as defendant in Civil Rights suit]

Dr. Chris Quinn and Dr. Irma Townsend are the remaining candidates for the position of superintendent in Phenix City. The School Board has reopened the position, but it is uncertain at this time if more candidates will be added.  

The Phenix City Board of Education meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, June 3 at 6 p.m. has been canceled. 

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