Fired Alcorn Central principal to have hearing

By NEMS Daily Journal

CORINTH – The firing of the Alcorn Central Middle School principal is reversed pending a hearing he has requested with the Alcorn County School District, said school board attorney Jimmy Price.

Dan Burcham was suspended with pay from his duties as principal on Feb. 11, while a complaint was being investigated. He was fired by Superintendent Gina Rogers Smith on Feb. 13.

No date has been set for the hearing, Price said.