Some administrative changes have been announced for two Merritt schools this week by the Board of Education with School District 58, Nicola-Similkameen.
In a news release, the District announced that Trent Dolgopol has been appointed as Principal at Merritt Central Elementary School, a position he has held on a temporary basis since the last school year.
Dolgopol was previously the Vice-Principal at the Coquihalla Middle School and he succeeds Sandy Fukushima who is currently on a leave of absence.
In another appointment by the board, Burt Bergmann is the Vice-Principal at the Coquihalla Middle School.
That's a position he has held on a temporary basis since the start of this school year.
In addition to these duties, Bergmann has been the Technology Coordinator for the District since September 2007.