English resigns

by | July 5, 2011 7:31 pm


a called meeting on July 5th, the Emanuel County Board of Education

accepted the resignation of Boyd English as principal of Emanuel

County Institute, effective immediately.

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“font-size: 12px;”>The following is a statement made by Dr. English

upon the announcement of his resignation:

“font-size: medium;”>Dear ECI Family:

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“font-size: medium;”>Greetings!!! I hope all of the members of the

ECI family have enjoyed a great summer. It is always nice to spend

time with family and friends making memories that will last a

lifetime. I truly hope that this summer has given you the

opportunity to get some much deserved rest. When I address you as

family, I mean family in the truest sense of the word.

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summer has been very eventful. We have spent time preparing for the

2011-2012 school term at ECI. I also had the opportunity to be

considered for the superintendent’s position with the Troy City

School System in Troy, AL. Troy is within an hour of our family in

Alabama. The honor of being chosen as a finalist for the

superintendent position was a great experience and opened another

professional opportunity that I must accept at this juncture of my


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is with a heavy heart and an air of excitement that I resign my

position as Principal of Emanuel County Institute to pursue a new

professional challenge in educational leadership. I have been named

the new principal of Charles Henderson High School in Troy, AL. I

will begin to transition immediately. I have not established a

definite time-line to depart ECI. It is my plan to ensure a smooth

transition for the 2011-2012 school term.

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are family and the students at ECI have my

“text-decoration: underline;”>heart. I truly love each and

every one of you and wish you all the best in the upcoming school

year. There is no doubt in my mind that you will continue to make

amazing strides in multiple areas in the coming year. The students,

faculty, administration and parent supporters at ECI are among the

best individuals that I have ever been associated. This ensures

success for years to come.


ECI is special. ECI is wonderful.

ECI is family. Please remember these

“text-decoration: underline;”>truths in the days to come. I

would like to personally thank you all for accepting me in the ECI

family and working so hard to make the past 6 years a success. So

much has been accomplished and you all will accomplish so much



Again, I love everyone of you and

wish you all the best. I promise that the English family will be

regular visitors to our home in Georgia for years to come. I hope

to see our students and faculty before we all leave for



God Bless You All!!!


Dr. Boyd K. English and Family



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