The Richland School District has hired Tim Praino to be the new principal of Richland High School.
Praino will replace Gordon Comfort, who recently announced his resignation to become executive director of Goodwill Industries of the Columbia.
Praino is principal of Carmichael Middle School, a position he has held since 2005. He will begin transitioning to his new duties at Richland High immediately.
The district also announced that Marty Brewer, principal of Lewis & Clark Elementary School, will be resigning from that position at the end of the school year.
He is leaving to become superintendent of the Pioneer School District, a district of 700 students in Shelton. Brewer starts there July 1.