The followiing is the press release announcing the hiring of Cari Delatorre as the new principal at Bryan County High School. The release was given to reporters after the school board voted unanimously to accept superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's recommendation that Delatorre be hired.
BRYAN COUNTY SCHOOLS WELCOMES NEW ADMINISTRATOR
After a condensed, but exhaustive, search the Bryan County Board of Education has completed its search for Bryan County High School’s new principal. Mrs. Cari Delatorre will assume her role following board action on the superintendent’s recommendation. The action was taken following a closed session to discuss personnel during a special called meeting on Friday at the Richmond Hill Pre-K Center.
Mrs. Delatorre currently serves as a middle school principal in North Carolina. Prior to serving in that role, she served as a high school assistant principal for four years and middle school assistant principal for one year. Before her launch into leadership, she served as a teacher for 12 years and holds the Master Teacher endorsement from the State of Georgia. Mrs. Delatorre and her family lived in Bryan County prior to relocating to North Carolina, and she and her family are ready to return to what they refer to as “home.”
“Recommending the right leader for hire is one of the most important things I do as a school superintendent and is something I take very seriously. It is critical that each candidate possess the capacity and skill-set to be a highly effective leader in our school system. I am thrilled that Mrs. Delatorre will be joining our Bryan County Schools’ family and believe she will be a true asset to BCHS and our school system,” Superintendent Paul Brooksher said in a press release issued late Friday.
After a called meeting and a 20-minute executive session, the Bryan County Board of Education voted Friday evening to name Cari Delatorre as the new principal for Bryan County High School.
Delatorre is currently a middle school principal for Neuse Charter School in Smithfield, N.C., but has lived in Bryan County and earned her bachelor's degree from Georgia Southern, according to the NCS website. She has 12 years of classroom experience as a teacher and taught middle school math in Savannah Chatham Schools, the website said.
She holds a master teacher endorsement from Georgia.
Delatorre was one of 27 applicants for the job, according to Bryan County Schools Superintdent Dr. Paul Brooksher. He said she will start as soon "as we can get her down here."
Delatorre replaces Dr. Dawn Hadley, who suddenly resigned shortly after graduation.
Link to the Neuse Charter Schools adminstrator page: http://neusecharterschool.weebly.com/administration.html