Wake County names principal of the year
The Wake County Public School System named Matt Wight the Principal of the Year and Shejuanna Rodgers the Assistant Principal of the Year in ceremonies Thursday evening at Raleigh's Marbles Kids Museum.Posted — Updated
Wight has been in education 24 years and has been principal at Apex High School for two years. Wight has also served as principal of Salem Middle, East Cary Middle and was a principal, assistant principal and teacher in the New Hanover County schools.
Principal of the Year finalists include James Sposato of Powell Elementary; Rod Stanton of Cary Elementary; Savon Willard of Salem Elementary and Dalphine Perry of Zebulon Middle.
“The steps taken to achieve our goals have been strategic and deliberate, as we gained teacher buy-in through the practice of collaboration and by clarifying the shifts we need to make as we implement this philosophical change,” Rodgers said.
Assistant Principal of the Year finalists include Edna Faye Jones of Forest Pines Elementary, Kathy Godfrey of Harris Creek Elementary, Lisa Cruz of Brier Creek Elementary and Teri Whyte Scott of East Wake High School of Engineering Systems.
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