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Mr. Christopher Stephenson

Welcome to Sumiton Middle School!



I have had the priviledge of serving as the principal at SMS for the last 6 years. Prior to that, I worked here as an assistant principal for 4 years. Before becoming an administrator, I spent 10 years as a classroom teacher and coach. My wife, Candice, and I are also very active in our church. I have spent 12 years in youth ministry serving as a youth pastor. Candice and I have 4 beautiful children (Chloe, Grayson, Madeline, and Courtlyn). 


Feel free to contact me at or 205-648-2390 with any comments, questions, or concerns. 


Parents and students may sign up for my Remind text messages by texting @comm1718 to 81010


Go Bulldogs!