The Mattoon Board of Education has approved the hire of Richard Stuart as Principal of Mattoon High School. Stuart, who is currently the principal at Shelbyville High School, will start at Mattoon with the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.
The Board agreed on a three year contract with a salary of $106,000 for Stuart.
Prior to taking the job at Shelbyville, Stuart spent three years as an assistant principal at Mattoon High School. He will replace Michele Sinclair, who is retiring on June 30.