The Wake County school board announced new principals Tuesday for three Apex schools, including two opening in August.
Matthew Wight will be the principal of the new Apex Friendship High School with a salary of $119,179. Wight has been principal of Apex High School since 2006.
Mary Ellen Leach will be principal of the new Scotts Ridge Elementary School with a salary of $97,807. Leach has been principal of Green Hope Elementary School in Cary since 2010.
Edmund Gilewicz will become principal of Baucom Elementary School with a salary of $80,302. Gilewicz has been assistant principal of Wakefield Elementary School in North Raleigh since 2008.