The Salamanca School Board appointed a new principal at Salamanca High School to succeed the former principal, who resigned to take a position at Southwestern High School in Jamestown.
Christopher Siebert was named July 30 as interim principal at Salamanca High School, filling a vacancy left by Scott Cooper.
At a meeting Thursday, the School Board announced it was appointing Siebert to the permanent position. He began his duties as principal Friday.
A 25-year employee of the Salamanca City Central School District, Siebert began in the district as a 7th grade science teacher. From 1999 to 2004, he was a high school biology teacher, until his appointment in 2004 as assistant principal at the junior/senior high school. He served as athletic director from 2004 to 2016.
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