Wake Ed

New principal named to Lincoln Heights Elementary School

The Wake County school board announced a new principal Tuesday for Lincoln Heights Elementary School in Fuquay-Varina.

Kimberly Grant, who has been principal of Lynn Road Elementary School in Raleigh since 2013, will take over at Lincoln Heights at a to be determined date. Her salary will be $97,689.

Also on Tuesday, the school board announced that:

▪ Doug Thilman has been transferred from assistant superintendent for human resources to a senior director in the transportation department. Kathryn Chontos was named interim assistant superintendent for human resources for the rest of the school year;

▪ Luther Thomas had his contract as interim principal of Wake Forest Middle School extended to March 31.