Popular principal promoted
June 11, 2008 · Updated 1:43 PM
David McVickers reign as Washingtons distinguished elementary principal of the year lasted all of a couple of weeks before he found out he has to relinquish the honor.
But he doesnt mind. McVicker, the principal of Emerald Heights Elementary School, has conceded his title to take over as CKSDs director of special services. Christi Clark, the current special services director, is retiring at the end of the school year.
I have to give it back because I cant fulfill the obligation, McVicker said of the award on Thursday afternoon. When a principal is named the states distinguished principal, it requires that the principal travel throughout the state to talk to other educators.
The distinguished principal award was made official on April 14 and the announcement of McVickers promotion was made through a staff-wide e-mail on