New principal chosen for Knox Middle
L. Rodney Burton has been selected as the new principal at Knox Middle School.
Burton, the assistant principal at North Rowan Middle, will replace Gerald MoragneEl, who resigned Sept. 8 for personal reasons.
The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Burton after going into closed session at Monday ‘s work session to discuss a personnel matter.
Board member Karen South Carpenter said Burton was recommended to the board by a committee of school personnel, teachers and parents. The committee interviewed about 13 applicants.
“He will do a wonderful job at Knox,” she said. “He has strong credentials, both in curriculum and discipline. I think he’ll be a fantastic principal.”
ó Kathy Chaffin
Read more on Burton’s hiring in Wednesday’s Post.