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Dr. Bo Adams
Dr. Bo Adams is a native of Houston County. He was born in Dothan and raised in rural Houston County near Cottonwood, AL. He attended Cottonwood Elementary and Middle School, and went on to graduate from Lincoln High School in Lincoln, AL in 1996.
Dr. Adams attended Auburn University upon graduating high school. While at Auburn, he earned his Bachelors of Science in Agriculture Education. After graduating, he moved to Georgia to begin his teaching career in Agriculture. He served as a classroom teacher and FFA advisor at Hawkinsville High School in Pulaski County Georgia. He taught for three years before returning to school to earn a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Albany State University.
After receiving his Master’s degree, Dr. Adams continued to teach for four more years. In his eighth year he decided to go pursue a career in high school administration. He became an assistant principal at Crisp County High School in Cordele, GA. During his tenure in Crisp County, he desired to secure a higher degree and returned to school. As a result, in 2009 he graduated from Valdosta State University with an Education Specialist degree in school leadership. In 2012, he accepted a position at Wayne County High School in Jesup, Georgia as an assistant principal. He worked in this capacity for two years before being promoted to the high school principal. While fulfilling his duties as a high school principal he decided to return to school to obtain his doctorate degree in school leadership. In July of 2018, Dr. Adams finished his coursework for his doctorate from Capella University. During this same time frame, Dr. Adams accepted the principal position here at Samson High School.
Dr. Adams is married to his beautiful wife of 19 years, Sue Adams. Together they have two wonderful children, Emily who is in the 10th grade at Samson High School and Everett who is in the fourth grade at Slocomb Elementary, where Mrs. Adams is a fourth grade teacher.