The Wake County school board appointed new principals Tuesday for three schools.
Johneka Simmons is the new principal of Bugg Elementary School in Raleigh with a salary of $75,990. Simmons has been principal of Ebenezer Avenue Elementary School in Rock Hill, South Carolina, since 2009.
Derek Burns will become principal of Douglas Elementary School in Raleigh with a salary of $78,281. Burns has been principal of Crofton Meadows Elementary School in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, since 2012.
Bob Umstead will serve as interim principal of Baucom Elementary School in Apex to Sept. 13. Umstead retired as principal of Swift Creek Elementary School in 2013.
Click here to view the bio sheets for the principal changes made Tuesday and on July 22.
On July 22, the school system: