By Tori Hamby

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools announced Tuesday that Long Creek Elementary School interim principal Felisa Simpson has been appointed to serve as the school’s permanent principal.

The CMS Board of Education appointed Simpson to the position at its Oct. 9 meeting.

Simpson previously served as assistant principal of Long Creek Elementary and has also worked at Mountain Island and Pawtuckett elementary schools.

She earned a master’s degree in school administration from UNC Charlotte and master’s in teaching degree from Queens College.