SCHS coach resigns following drug arrest
Sandy Creek High School teacher Andrew Parlagreco resigned last month after being charged in Cherokee County in July with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
A resident of Canton, Parlagreco was charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and a headlight violation in Cherokee County on July 21, according to media reports.
Parlagreco was intended to be the head boys soccer coach at Sandy Creek for the upcoming season that begins in January.
Fayette County School System records show that Parlagreco was hired as a substitute teacher in October 2006 and later worked at Burch Elementary School, Crabapple Elementary School and Braelinn Elementary School as a physical education teacher.
Parlagreco worked as a health and physical education teacher at Fayette Middle School from 2009-2013 and had started at Sandy Creek in August teaching physical education and health.
Parlagreco also coached girls soccer at McIntosh High School last year an dpreviously coached softball and wrestling at Fayette Middle School.
He resigned on Sept. 11.