We've got new principals tonight at Holly Springs High, Davis Drive Elementary and Wildwood Forest Elementary and an interim leader at Carver Elementary.
Timothy Lee Locklair will become principal of Holly Springs High, replacing Luther Johnson, who left due to health issues. Locklair has been the principal of Apex Middle since 2004 and previously was a high school teacher and assistant principal in Moore County.
Locklair will receive a salary of $95,902.
James “Chip” Mack will now run Davis Drive Elementary in Cary, replacing the retiring Pat Andrews and becoming only the second principal in the school's history. Mack has been principal of Root Elementary in Raleigh since 1999 and will be paid $96,411.
Catherine Yanello was named principal of Wildwood Forest Elementary in North Raleigh, replacing Gretta Dula, who is now running Ligon Middle.
Yanello has been an assistant principal at Wildwood Forest since 2007 and will be paid $83,159.
Judy Dudley was named the interim principal of Carver Elementary School in Wendell, replacing Allison Baker, who resigned after being suspended over a “negative interaction” with a student. Dudley is a retired principal who has frequently been asked to fill in at schools.
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