The Wake County school board named new principals on Tuesday night for several schools.
Catherine Berry was named the new principal of Creech Road Elementary School in Garner. She's currently an assistant principal at New Hope Elementary School in Hillsborough. Her salary will be $91,591.
Mary Ellen Leach was appointed principal of Green Hope Elementary in Cary. She's been an assistant principal of Turner Creek Elementary since 2004. Her salary will be $99,659.04.
Craig T. Matthews was named interim principal of Wendell Elementary School. He's a former Wake principal who has taken on interim jobs since retiring. His pro-rated salary will be $101,877.60.
Luther Thomas will be principal of River Oaks Middle School, an alternative school in North Raleigh. He's been an assistant principal at Apex High since 1999. His salary will be $104,880.
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