Cleveland principals to retire




The Blount County Board of Education handled several personnel matters last week, including the retirement of the principals of Cleveland Elementary and Cleveland High.

Randy Walker (pictured at left) has been principal of Cleveland Elementary for almost five years and has 33 years in education. He served previously as principal of the Learning Center (former Multi- Needs Center) for six years.

Denise Martin (pictured at right) has 39 years in education, includng the last 13 years as principal of Cleveland High School

Both retirements are effective July 1.

Both jobs have been posted this week by the Blount County Board of Education and interviews should begin soon.