Hillsborough welcomes new principals for 2017-18

Published July 26 2017
Updated July 27 2017

Some Hillsborough County public schools will open with new principals, others will start the year with leaders who were appointed near the end of 2016-17. Here's the lineup of new school leaders for the coming year:

Cahoon Elementary /Van Buren Middle: Ovett Wilson, 38. Joined the district: 2002. Last job: Principal, Van Buren Middle.

Cimino Elementary: Joanne Griffiths, 53. Joined the district: 1991. Last job: Principal, Cahoon Elementary.

Clair Mel Elementary: Gloria Waite, 45. Joined the district: 2004. Last job: Principal coach. (photo not available)

Colson Elementary: Orestes Mendez, 42. Joined the district: 2002. Last job: Assistant principal, Lee Elementary.

Corr Elementary: Kristi-Lyn Ricketts, 45. Joined the district: 2001. Last job: Assistant principal, Anderson Elementary.

Davidsen Middle: Stacy Arena. Joined the district: 1995. Last job: Assistant principal, Martinez Middle School.

Dawson Elementary: Derrick McLaughlin, 37. Joined the district: 2002. Last job: Principal, Summerfield Elementary

Egypt Lake Elementary: Julie Scardino. Joined the district: 1995. Last job: Principal, Sulphur Springs K-8 School.

Lennard High: Denise Savino, 57. Joined the district: 2000. Last job: Assistant principal, Riverview High.

Leto High: Larissa McCoy. Joined the district: 2004. Last job: Assistant principal, Leto High.

Martinez Middle School: Brent McBrien, 47. Joined the district: 1993. Last job: Principal, Davidsen Middle.

MOSI Partnership Elementary: Renel Mathurin, 40. Joined the district: 2000. Last job: Assistant principal, Shaw Elementary.

Nelson Elementary: Mary Hewett. Joined the district: 1988. Last job: Assistant principal, Nelson Elementary.

Orange Grove Middle Magnet: Lydia Sierra, 47. Joined the district: 1991. Last job: Principal, Egypt Lake Elementary.

Pierce Middle: Pablo Gallego, 43. Joined the district: 2002. Last job: Acting principal, Pierce Middle.

Plant High School: Johnny Bush, 54. . Joined the district: 1997. Last job: General manager, Office of Professional Standards.

Roland Park K-8 Magnet School: Scott Weaver, 46. Joined the district: 1997. Last job: Principal, Martinez Middle.

Sickles High: Mary Freitas, 46, . Joined the district: 2000. Last job: Principal, Lennard High.

Sulphur Springs K-8 School: Chantel Angeletti. Joined the district: 2017. Last job: Principal, Byrne Elementary, Chicago.

Thonotosassa Elementary: Lisa Varnum, Joined the district: 2002. Last job: Assistant principal, Yates Elementary.

Woodbridge Elementary: Sarah Jacobson Capps, 47. Joined the district: 1993. Last job: Principal on special assignment, Elevate schools.

                                   
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