GREENWOOD, Ind. (WISH) - The Center Grove Board of School Trustees appointed Doug Bird as the district high school's principal on Thursday.
He will begin on July 1.
Rich Arkanoff, superintendent of the Center Grove Community School Corp., said Bird has an impressive educational and leadership training background.
Bird has been the Carmel High School assistant principal since 2007.
Bird was a math teacher at Carmel High School for three and a half years, and began his career as a math teacher at Northview Middle School. Bird also served as a U.S. Marine Corps. officer for more than six years.
As new principal, Bird will supervise a project to improve the safety and security of the high school and implement the iPad project. In the fall, each high school student will be given an iPad.
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