The current superintendent of the Saraland City School System will serve as the Alabaster school superintendent beginning on July 1, Alabaster Board of Education members announced during a May 1 special-called meeting at the Alabaster Senior Center.
Dr. Wayne Vickers was chosen out of a pool of 16 candidates who applied for the full-time school superintendent position in March, and will replace current Interim Alabaster School Superintendent Dr. Phillip Hammonds. Hammonds’ term is set to expire on June 30.
During the meeting, the Alabaster School Board unanimously approved a four-year contract to hire Vickers. According to the contract, Vickers will make a $175,000-per-year salary.