The Wake County school board hired new principals on Tuesday for Hodge Road Elementary School in Knightdale and Fuquay-Varina Elementary School.
Felix Keyes, the principal of New Century International Elementary School in Cumberland County since 2010, was hired to lead Hodge Road. His salary will be $88,886.
Craig Matthews will remain interim principal at Hodge Road for the rest of the school year.
Heather Johnson will lead Fuquay-Varina Elementary with a salary of $84,131. She has been assistant principal of Oak Grove Elementary School in Cary since 2012.