The Wake County school board approved a new contract tonight for temporary superintendent Stephen Gainey and appointed two principals.
Gainey will receive an additional $3,000 a month in salary and an additional $750 a month for travel. This comes on top of the $120,000 salary he receives as assistant superintendent for human resources.
The board hired Carter Hillman to be principal of the East Wake School of Health Science in Wendell, with a salary of $90,201. The former Knightdale High School assistant principal is currently principal of Richwood High School in Summersville, W. Va.
Craig T. Matthews was named interim principal of Leesville Road Middle School in North Raleigh. He's served in various interim positions since retiring as principal of Jones Dairy Elementary in 2008.
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