• Welcome to The Tribe!

    Mr. Pethel is thrilled to begin his tenure as principal of Armuchee High School, where he is a proud alumnus. After graduating from AHS in 2000 he attended Berry College and graduated with the class of 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education. He then received his master's and educational specialist degrees from Jacksonville State University in 2008 and 2012 respectively. 
    Mr. Pethel began his career in education at Adairsville Middle School, where he taught physical education from 2004-2013 and was assistant principal from 2014-2017.  He served as assistant principal at Armuchee Elementary school from 2017-2019 and principal of Coosa Middle School from 2019-2022. 
    Mr. Pethel is committed to serving all stakeholders as Armuchee High School strives to create excitement and opportunity for all!




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