Figura hired as PV's elementary principal
CHRIS PARKER/TIMES NEWS New Panther Valley Elementary School Principal Mary Figura is welcomed by Superintendent Rosemary Porembo at a public meeting Thursday.
Panther Valley School Board on Thursday hired Mary Dugan Figura as elementary school principal.
Figura replaces William Lombardo, who resigned May 12 due to illness. She'll be paid $70,000 for the 2012-2013 school year.
Figura has been interim principal on March 31. She had been serving as principal since Lombardo went on sick leave in Oct. 2012.
Figura has a rich educational background, having served as Lead Research Specialist for HLS Educational Consultants LLC, Bensalem, Bucks County; as assistant elementary principal in the Horry County School District, Myrtle Beach South Carolina; principal of Belmont Hills Elementary School, Bensalem Township School District; assistant principal at the Robert Shafer Middle School, Bensalem Township School District; and assistant principal of the South Mountain Middle School, Allentown School District.