Advertisement
  1. News
  2. /
  3. The Education Gradebook

New principals at Hillsborough’s Roosevelt Elementary, Sumner High School

The School Board approved their appointments on Tuesday.
Rob Nelson is the new principal of Sumner High School. Denise Wheatley has been promoted to principal of Roosevelt Elementary.
Rob Nelson is the new principal of Sumner High School. Denise Wheatley has been promoted to principal of Roosevelt Elementary. [ Facebook, Twitter ]
Published Jan. 12

The Hillsborough County School Board on Tuesday approved two principal appointments.

Rob Nelson, the former longtime principal of Plant High School, will replace David Brown as leader of Sumner High School in Balm. Brown is moving into a supervisory position in the district.

Nelson, 47, joined the school district in 1995 and worked most recently in the human resources department. Before that, he was a principal coach.

Denise Wheatley, 57, was named principal of Roosevelt Elementary School in South Tampa. Wheatley joined the school district in 2002 and is being promoted from the assistant principal role at Roosevelt.

The complete list of appointments is here.