The Pasco School District has announced that John Wallwork will replace Michelle Whitney as principal of McLoughlin Middle School on July 1.
Whitney will be the district's new director of human resources.
Wallwork has been assistant principal at Pasco High School for three years. Before that he was dean of students and athletic director at Oakland Bay Junior High School in Shelton.
Wallwork also has worked in Wyoming and Las Vegas, teaching Spanish, English as a second language and social studies. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University-Hawaii.
Wallwork is a Pasco resident and has five children. One of his children attends Pasco High and three are at McGee Elementary. His oldest daughter will be a student at McLoughlin next year.