The Hillsborough County School Board on Tuesday approved a group of principal appointments.
Effective Monday, they are:
- Johnny Bush, a senior executive officer of professional standards, has been tapped to lead Plant High. He replaces Robert Nelson, who was appointed as an area principal coach. Bush has worked in Hillsborough school district since 1997.
- Orestes Mendez, an assistant principal at Lee Elementary, was appointed as principal of Colson Elementary. He replaces Wendy Harrison, who was tapped to be an area principal coach. Mendez has worked in the district since 2002.
- Gloria Waite, a principal on special assignment, was appointed as principal of Clair Mel Elementary.
- Jennifer Davis, an assistant principal of South County Career Center, was promoted to principal of the center. She replaces Tibor Kovacs, who retired. Davis has worked in the district since 2004.
- Mickey Boddie, an assistant principal at Hillsborough High, has been appointed the Principal of North Tampa EPIC3 Center. He replaces Cornelius Bobo who was transferred to be principal of Brandon EPIC3 Center. Boddie has worked for the district since 2001.