The Wake County school board appointed four principals on Tuesday.
Ritchie (Malik) Bazzell was named principal of the East Wake School of Integrated Technology in Wendell, with a salary of $82,565. The former Wake County teacher an assistant principal has been principal of the Anacostia High School Turnaround Project in Washington D.C. since 2009.
Dell Edwards was named principal of West Lake Middle School in Apex, with a salary of $104,438. He has been an assistant principal at Lufkin Road Middle School since 2005.
Burton Batten was promoted to principal of Laurel Park Elementary School in Cary, with a salary of $78,402. He has been an assistant principal at the school since 2008.
Robert Q. Soutter was named principal of North Ridge Elementary School in North Raleigh, with a salary of $78,102. He has been an assistant principal at Martin Middle School since 2006.
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