Principals for 2 schools proposed

MANATEE — Two principals, one for Buffalo Creek Middle School and another for Palmetto High School, have been proposed by Manatee County school district Superintendent Tim McGonegal.

Matt Gruhl, who is currently assistant principal at Bayshore High, has been chosen by McGonegal for Buffalo Creek Middle.

Willie Clark, currently principal at Sugg Middle, is proposed to become the Palmetto High principal.

The two have to be confirmed by the school board in two weeks.

They will replace existing principals Debbie Valcarcel at Palmetto and Scott Cooper at Buffalo Creek.

— Herald staff report