Who is Laura Rose Carroll? Florida Assistant Principal, Wiki, Bio
Laura Rose Carroll is a principal assistant in Florida who is reportedly accused of rigging the Homecoming election at her daughter Emily Rose Grover’s high school to ensure the teen would be crowned queen. Ms. Carroll was arrested on March 15 and faces felony charges.
Her 17-year-old daughter was also arrested and detained at the Escambia Regional Juvenile Detention Center, officials said.
How old is Laura Rose Carroll?
Laura Rose Carroll is 50 years old as of the year 2021.
Laura Rose Carroll Bellview Elementary
Carroll has been a teacher for more than two decades, according to the Escambia County Schools superintendent. Smith confirmed to Heavy that Carroll began teaching in the district in 2000 before she became an assistant principal in 2015.
Records on the Florida Department of Education website list Carroll’s current licenses, which were issued in July 2015 and expire in June 2025. Carroll is licensed to teach elementary school students and lead “Educational Leadership” courses.
She has also been licensed to serve as a school principal since at least 2015.
Emily Rose Grover: Bellview Elementary School
Carroll and daughter Grover are accused of working together to rig the Homecoming election, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
Officials explained in the news release that “multiple students” told investigators that Carroll’s daughter had been talking about the scheme. The teenager had told people she used her mother’s FOCUS account to submit votes for the homecoming court.
According to WKRG-TV, the teen was named the winner and crowned queen in October 2020.
Laura Rose Carroll Suspended
She works at Bellview Elementary in the Escambia County School District. However, as of March 16, Carroll was still listed as Bellview Elementary School’s assistant principal on both the school’s website and the Escambia County district website.
District superintendent Dr. Timothy Smith confirmed that Carroll is “currently suspended from work.” He said he was “not able to add any additional information about the case as the State of Florida is still working on the matter.”
Smith confirmed to Heavy that Carroll was promoted to assistant principal of Bellview Elementary School in 2015.
Laura Rose Carroll Arrested
Carroll and her daughter are both facing multiple charges, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement:
Escambia County inmate records show Carroll was briefly booked on March 15 but was released less than an hour later. Her next court hearing was scheduled for April 8. Her daughter was detained at a juvenile detention center. Those records are not publicly available.