East Meck principal named
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education named Richard B. Parker principal of East Mecklenburg High School at its July 28 meeting. Parker has been an assistant principal at East Meck since 1999. He began his career with CMS in 1989 as a physical education and health teacher at Quail Hollow Middle School. Parker received his bachelor’s degree from UNC Chapel Hill and his master’s from Appalachian State University. He received his principal certification from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C.
East Meck’s former principal, Mark Nixon, will be the principal of the new Mint Hill high school.