Ordell W. McElhaney served as Junior High principal from 1959 to 1969. He also served as basketball and footballcoach, and athletic director for the school system for several years. McElhaney was named personnel director for the district in 1969, and he retired in July 1975. McElhaney was replaced at the Junior High by Larry Sevitts.
Source: Frank Passic. A History of the Albion Public Schools. Albion, Michigan: E. Weil Publishing Services. 1991.