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Pinellas welcomes 14 new principals

Azalea Elementary: Kristen Sulte, 48, began working for Pinellas County schools in 1988. Her most recent position was principal of Bay Vista Fundamental Elementary. She earns $85,591 a year.

Bay Vista Fundamental Elementary: Kristina Bauman, 37, started her career in the school district in 2000. Her most recent post was as assistant principal at Madeira Beach Fundamental K-8 School. She earns $75,556 a year.

Douglas L. Jamerson Elementary: Kristy Moody, 35, began working for the school district in 2007. Prior to this appointment, she was Jamerson's assistant principal. She earns $75,556 a year.

Gulf Beaches Elementary: Robert Kalach Jr., 50, began his career in 1994. His most recent post was principal of Safety Harbor Elementary. He earns $75,556 a year.

Kings Highway Elementary: Garyn Boyd, 44, began her career in 1994. Prior to this appointment, she served as principal of Seventy-Fourth Street Elementary. She earns $75,556 a year.

Mildred Helms Elementary: Shannon Brennan, 41, started working in Pinellas County Schools in 1995. Before this assignment, she was assistant principal at Mildred Helms. She earns $75,556 a year.

Pinellas Gulf Coast Academy: Bonnie Solinsky, 55, started her education career in 1986. She was principal of Gulf Coast Academy when it was an independent charter school. The Pinellas school system took over the school for the 2014-15 school year. Solinsky earns $81,600 a year.

Ozona Elementary: Belinda Atkins, 44, started working in the school district in 2006. Prior to this assignment, she was an assistant principal at Curlew Creek Elementary. She earns $75,556 a year.

Safety Harbor Elementary: Cecilia Palmer, 47, began her career in Pinellas County schools in 1994. Her most recent position was assistant principal of Oakhurst Elementary. She earns $75,556 a year.

74th Street Elementary: Carrie Johnson, 34, started her career in education in 2002. Prior to this assignment, she was an assistant principal in Manatee County. She earns $75,556 a year.

Sunset Hills Elementary: Daphne Miles, 44, started in Pinellas County Schools in 1993. Prior to this appointment, she was an assistant principal at Garrison-Jones Elementary. She earns $75,556 a year.

Tarpon Springs Middle: Raquel Payne Giles, 41, began working in Pinellas County schools in 2000. She served as a teacher, assistant principal and principal in Pinellas before moving to Tuscaloosa, Ala., where she was a principal and, most recently, a central office administrator. She earns $88,128 a year.

Tarpon Springs High: James Joyer, 51, started his career in Pinellas County schools in 1988. Prior to this post, he was an assistant principal and magnet coordinator at Boca Ciega High. He makes $88,128 a year.

Woodlawn Elementary: Tammy Keiper, 43, began her career in the Pinellas school system in 2001. Before this appointment, she was an assistant principal at Plumb Elementary. She earns $75,556 a year.

Compiled by Times staff

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