worked in Phenix City schools for 28 years.After 10 years as assistant principal at Opelika High School, Funderburk is coming back to Phenix City's Central High School as principal starting Monday.He
previously taught there for 21 years.The Phenix City School Board voted 5-0 Thursday to approve Funderburk, with board members Matt Shirleyand Rodney Walters absent and new board member Frankie Horace attending his first meeting after the Phenix City Council approved him Tuesday for the post.
...Funderburk, 60, of Phenix City, takes over from interim Principal David Wilson, who returns to the central office to resume director of auxiliary services duties for the district, and succeeds Carey East, who left the principal's post to assume duties in the central office after Assistant Superintendent Carl Jeff Adams died.
will lead a school with about 1,400 students and supervise about 135 employees, including three assistant principals.
"I've said if the Central High job came open, I would consider it," Funderburk