Wake school board names new principals

khui@newsobserver.comFebruary 7, 2012 

— Wake County school leaders announced tonight the appointments and transfers of seven permanent and seven interim principals.

Scott Lyons was named principal of Enloe High in Raleigh with a salary of $99,666. He's been principal of Leesville Road High since 2009.

Christopher McCabe will be principal of Heritage Middle in Wake Forest with a salary of $93,303. He's been principal of North Forest Pines Drive Elementary since 2007.

Diann Kearney will become principal of Martin Middle in Raleigh with a salary of $99,276. She's been principal of Conn Elementary since 2003.

Paula Trantham was named principal of the new Abbotts Creek Elementary opening in Raleigh with a salary of $83,903. She's been principal of Millbrook Elementary since 2007.

Tammie Sexton will become principal of the new Richland Creek Elementary in Wake Forest with a salary of $89,561. She's been principal of Wakelon Elementary since 2005.

Carl Grant will become principal of Forest Pines Elementary in Raleigh with a salary of $81,138. He's been an assistant principal at Brassfield Elementary since last year.

Julia "Chell" Smith was named principal of Wake Forest Elementary with a salary of $79,094. She's been principal of West Lake Elementary since 2009.

Among the interim principals: Teresa Abron wlll go to Fox Road Elementary, Thomas Dixon will be at Leesville Road High, Ed Gainor to Millbrook Elementary, Charles Langley to West Lake Elementary, Craig Matthews to Holly Ridge Elementary, Gerald Pickett to Conn Elementary and George Risinger to North Forest Pines Elementary.

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