Heritage High's Mark Savage named Wake County Principal of the Year

From staff reportsOctober 17, 2013 

— Mark Savage was named the 2013 Wake County Principal of the year on Thursday and Teresa Caswell was named Assistant Principal of the Year.

Savage has been principal of Heritage High School in Wake Forest since it opened in 2010. He has worked in Wake since 1997, starting as an English teacher at Leeesville Road High School before becoming assistant principal and later principal of Wakefield Middle School and principal of Wakefield High School.

“Without a doubt, my biggest accomplishment would be the world we have created at Heritage High School,” Savage said in a written statement. “Partnering with these educators, students and parents, we have really created something unique. It’s been a capstone.”

Savage receives a prize package that includes a $1,000 check, Carolina Panthers tickets and office supplies. Heritage will receive $500. He’ll enter the state’s Principal of the Year competition.

Caswell is assistant principal of Lead Mine Elementary School in North Raleigh. She receives a prize package that includes a $500 check, Carolina Panthers tickets and office supplies.

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