Mustang Public Schools has added several new faces to the ranks of principals in the district's schools. Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel said of the 11 vacancies, nine were filled with educators already in the district.
"This is a testimony to the quality of employees in this district," McDaniel said. "Mustang Schools has a long history in preparing teachers who are interested in moving to the next level for success. I'm excited to watch them in action during the 2014-2015 school year."
- Prairie View Elementary: Dr. Cindy Daniel was hired as the first principal of Prairie View Elementary. Shanda Cummings was hired as the assistant principal.
- Mustang Education Center: Sondra Bivens, former principal of Lakehoma Elementary and Trails Elementary, is taking over at Mustang Education Center to replace Mike Ossenkop, who retired.
- Trails Elementary: Alisha Suffield, former assistant principal at Trails Elementary, moved up to the principal's role formerly held by Sondra Bivens. Replacing Suffield at assistant principal is Laureen Barnes.
- Mustang Middle School: Kathy Knowles was hired as principal of Mustang Middle School. She replaced Linda Wilkes, who retired.
- Mustang North Middle School: Former Assistant Principal Christy Bradley moved to take over the role as principal at Mustang North Middle School. Replacing Bradley as an assistant principal is Katy Korstjens.
- Lakehoma: Andrea Peterson is the new assistant principal at Lakehoma Elementary.
- Centennial: Daryl Williamson is the new assistant principal of Centennial Elementary.
- Mustang High School: Toby Blair is a new assistant principal at Mustang High School. He is filling a vacancy left by the retirement of Bendy Harper.