The Smackover-Norphlet School District Board of Trustees has named Robby Frizzell as the district’s next Superintendent following a Special Called Board Meeting Thursday evening.
A veteran educator with 25 years of experience as a teacher, coach, and principal, Frizzell spent the last nine years as principal of Taylor Elementary School. Under his leadership, Taylor earned an A-rating with several accomplishments, including reward funding of over $165,000 for its performance on state standardized testing as well as the prestigious RISE award in 2019 for the effective implementation of the Science of Reading Curriculum.
He began his career as a teacher/coach at Taylor High School, where he taught math and coached baseball. In 17 years as a baseball head coach, Frizzell’s teams won 370 games and five state championships.
Mr. Frizzell and his wife, Vickie, have been married for 17 years and have three children: Chase, Chloe, and Caden. Chase and his wife, Tori, are the proud new parents of the family’s first grandchild, Cullen.