FCHS Names New Principal

FAIRFIELD – At a special called meeting at the District Office March 28, the Fairfield County School Board voted 6-0 to hire Tracie Swilley as the new principal at Fairfield Central High School. Swilley, who received her Bachelor of Science degree from Columbia College and her Master of Education degree from the University of South Carolina, is currently the Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction at Lower Richland High School. She officially comes on board July 1.

Swilley replaces David Corley, who will move to the District Office as the District’s Disciplinary Hearing and Safety Officer. Swilley will earn $83,741 as head of Fairfield Central.

Shamieka B. Johnson Simms contributed to this story.