ATHENS, Ala. – Travis Schrimsher resigned as principal of Athens High School Friday.
An Athens City Schools spokesperson confirmed Schrimsher submitted his resignation to the school board Friday morning.
Schrimsher has accepted a principal position at Monrovia Middle School.
The resignation is effective April 30. Athens Middle School Principal Rick Carter will take over at Athens High as interim principal until a permanent replacement is found, school officials said.
Schrimsher has been at Athens High for the last three years. Athens High School just opened a new facility in January.
The school spokesperson said the board will probably begin searching for a replacement in May or June.