A new principal appointment was announced at tonight's Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education meeting.
Kwame Stith was named principal at Rocky River High. He has been the assistant principal at the school since 2015. Stith was the dean of students at Cochrane Collegiate Academy from 2013 to 2015. He was a teacher at Hopewell High from 2011 to 2013 and at Henry E. Lackey High in Charles County Public Schools, Md., from 2004 to 2009. Stith earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Maryland in College Park, Md., a master's degree in secondary teacher education from the University of Phoenix, Tempe, Ariz., and a certification in school administration from Queens University of Charlotte.