Congratulations to Mr. Todd Drake on being recommended by Superintendent A. Russell Hughes and approved by the Walton County School Board on April 3, 2018 as the new principal at Emerald Coast Middle School!  

 Mr. Drake is originally from Snellville, Georgia. He is a graduate of South Gwinnett High School and brings with him three years of banking experience and 13 years of educational experience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Augusta University. He has a Master's of Mass Communications in Advertising and a Specialist in Educational Leadership from the University of Georgia.  He is certified in the fields of Special Education General Curriculum (P-12), Special Education Content Areas Math, Science, Language Arts and Social Studies (P-8) and Educational Leadership (P-12).