From The Tribune Staff Reports
SPRINGVILLE — Springville Elementary School (SES) announced its new principal on Monday, September 22.
Chris Hill has 25 years of experience in education. He graduated from Jacksonville State University with a bachelor’s degree in science; Hill then went to the University of Alabama and received his Master’s in Educational Leadership.
Before being named Springville Elementary School’s Principal, Hill was the assistant principal at SES for 15 years. Hill also taught 6th and 7th grade Social Science for six years at Ashville Middle School.
Before his teaching career Hill played college basketball at Jacksonville State University from 1991 to 1995. In addition, Hill has been a volunteer firefighter since 1996. He’s been married for 23 years to Vanessa Hill, and they have two children together, Abby, a Freshman at UAB, and Garrett, a Freshman at Springville High School.