Wake Ed

Principals hired at East Wake High, Sanford Creek Elementary

The Wake County school board appointed new principals Tuesday to East Wake High School in Wendell and Sanford Creek Elementary School in Rolesville.

Stacey Alston will lead East Wake High with a salary of $95,848 as it transforms from four small schools back to one high school. Alston has been principal of the STEM Early College at N.C. A&T in Greensboro since 2012. Before then, he was an assistant principal at Knightdale High School.

Tiffany Rich will start at Sanford Creek Elementary on April 1 with a salary of $84,333. Rich has been assistant principal of North Ridge Elementary School in Raleigh since 2010.

The board also extended Kathy Marynak’s contract as interim principal of Green Hope Elementary School in Cary through April 17.