Jim Merrill talks with reporters after being named the new Wake County schools superintendent during a board meeting Tuesday, June, 18, 2013, at the Wake County Public School System Central Services Building in Cary. Merrill, the superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, was chosen over Ann Clark, deputy superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.
Jim Merrill talks with reporters after being named the new Wake County schools superintendent during a board meeting Tuesday, June, 18, 2013, at the Wake County Public School System Central Services Building in Cary. Merrill, the superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, was chosen over Ann Clark, deputy superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. tlong@newsobserver.com
Jim Merrill talks with reporters after being named the new Wake County schools superintendent during a board meeting Tuesday, June, 18, 2013, at the Wake County Public School System Central Services Building in Cary. Merrill, the superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, was chosen over Ann Clark, deputy superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. tlong@newsobserver.com

New Wake superintendent brings 40 years of education experience

July 01, 2013 12:00 AM