The New Albany-Plain Local school board on June 10 hired Scott Emery as the New Albany K-1 Elementary School principal.
Emery is the principal of Goshen Lane Elementary School in the Gahanna-Jefferson school district.
The board approved a two-year contract for Emery. He will start Aug. 1 with an annual salary of $102,000. He replaces Susan Wittig, who was hired in May 2012 on a two-year contract. She resigned in May to become principal of Deer Run Elementary School in Dublin.
Wittig earned $94,500 annually in salary and $24,000 per year in benefits. She will remain with New Albany-Plain Local through the summer.