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Pine Forest Media Center dedication
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- A woman who broke barriers in education in Escambia County is being honored.
Pine Forest High School is dedicating its media center in honor of Hazel H. Scales.
Mrs. Scales influenced the lives of students for 37 years while working in public education 27 of those in Escambia County.
And in 1980, she became the first female high school principal in Escambia County --as principal of Pine Forest.
"She had such a lasting effect on so many people from an academic standpoint, so what better way to recognize her than to have the media center named after her."
Former students and administrators shared their memories during today's dedication ceremony.