UPDATED: Illness regarding two Selma High students

Published 4:39 pm Thursday, April 13, 2023

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State and local law enforcement officials are investigating an unexpected illness that happened Thursday between two Selma High Schools. 

School officials said that the students were taken to the hospital shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Selma City Schools Superintendent Dr. Zickeyous Byrd released a statement and addressed the situation.

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“The overall wellness and safety of our students are our  main priority,”  Byrd said. “Selma High’s  faculty and staff are trained to handle situations of this magnitude, and they followed protocol.” 

No other student illnesses were reported. Parents were notified immediately by the Remind App  about the incident. For more information, contact Cynthia Milledge at (334) 399-7340.