Three new Wake County principals were appointed at today's school board meeting.
Kerry Chisnall was named principal of Northwoods Elementary in Cary. He replaces Mary Swann, who left to become principal of East Cary Middle.
Chisnall has been an assistant principal at East Cary Middle since 2007. Before coming to Wake in 2001, he was a teacher in New Zealand. He will receive a salary of $73,943.
Margaret Ronco will fill in as interim principal of Creech Road Elementary School in Garner. Catherine Berry was hired last month to take the job but can't start immediately because she's a principal in Orange County.
Ronco had been a principal at Lincoln Heights Elementary and later Ballentine Elementary before retiring in 2008. She will receive a pro-rated salary of $106,014.
Ian Solomon was promoted from assistant principal to principal of Durant Road Middle in North Raleigh. He replaces Robert Smith, who left to become principal of the new Mills Park Middle in Cary.
Solomon will receive a salary of $91,702.
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Changed Chisnall's gender to male.