The Wake County school board appointed a new assistant superintendent and four new principals on Tuesday.
Brian Kingsley was hired as assistant superintendent for academics with a salary of $133,000. Kingsley has been acting chief academic officer of Broward County Schools in Florida since June 2014.
Robert Morrison was named principal of Wendell Middle School with a salary of $91,877. Morrison, who goes by the first name of Rob, has been an assistant principal at Holly Springs High School since 2010.
Stephanie Smith will become principal of Zebulon Middle School with a salary of $90,656. Smith has been an assistant principal at Fuquay-Varina High School since 2014.
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Jesenia Hafner was promoted from assistant principal to principal of Forestville Road Elementary School in Knightdale with a salary of $73,899. Hafner, who goes by the first name of Jessie, has been at Forestville since 2012.
Travis Shillings was named principal of Underwood Elementary School in Raleigh with a salary of $78,028. Shillings has been assistant principal of Brassfield Elementary School in Raleigh since 2012.