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Tallassee High School Principal Named District 4 Principal of the Year

by Susie Ellison | Nov 20, 2018


Tallassee, Ala:
 Matt Coker, principal of Tallassee High School has been named District 4 High School Principal of the Year sponsored by American Fidelity.

“It’s always an honor to receive recognition and appreciation for doing your job especially when it comes from your peers.  I want to thank the administrators of District 4 for allowing me to represent them.  However, anytime I am recognized for something good, it is a direct reflection of our local board, my staff, our students, and our community in Tallassee," said Matt Coker.

Tallassee City Schools Superintendent, Wade Shipman, said “I would like to congratulate Mr. Matt Coker for being selected as the District 4 High School Principal of the Year.  Our school system appreciates the commitment that he has given to this position since he was hired seven years ago. He has provided excellent leadership to his faculty, staff, and students at he has established a very positive learning climate at his school. Again, congratulations to Mr. Coker for this well-deserved recognition.”

Coker was recognized at the 2018 AASSP/AAMSP Fall Conference in November.

The Alabama High School Principal of the Year Award is sponsored by the Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals and American Fidelity.

Thank you to American Fidelity for their continued support and recognition of outstanding Alabama public school administrators.

(For more information, please contact Susie Ellison, CLAS Communication Coordinator, at 334.265.3610 or at

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