Wake Ed

New principals at Fuquay-Varina and Hodge Road elementary schools

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.