School District 58 appointing new principals in Merritt.
Superintendent Stephen McNiven announcing today that as of August 1st, Leroy Slanzi is leaving Central Elementary to become principal at Merritt Secondary School.
"He's great fit having worked in Merritt the last five-years. And, we are really pleased we could fill the position with somebody from within the district."
With Slanzi leaving for MSS, McNiven says Kevin McGifford, who has been interim principal at the high school since January, will become the new principal at Diamond Vale Elementary.
And, the current principal at Diamond Vale Elementary, Dan Duncan, will move over to Central Elementary, to fill the role left vacant by Slanzi.