Echols hired as principal at Maumelle Middle

Preston Echols was hired as the new principal at Maumelle Middle School at the Pulaski County Special School District School Board meeting on Tuesday night.

Echols was previously an assistant principal at Conway Junior High and started in that position in 2017.

Preston Echols

A native of Forrest City, Echols was a standout football player at the University of Central Arkansas, where he was a four-year letterman from 2006 through 2009. He got a bachelor’s degree from UCA in 2010 and then went on to get master’s degrees from UAPB in 2012 and then another in 2017 from Harding University.

The Maumelle High School principal vacancy is expected to be taken up at the August meeting of the School Board.

In other business, a nearly $60,000 expense was approved for new weights at the Maumelle High School fieldhouse.

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