New Principal at Manual Academy

Published 06/17 2014 10:25PM

Updated 06/17 2014 10:29PM

PEORIA - Manual Academy in Peoria names its new principal today.
Starting next month, heather young will be the school's principal.
She will replace Taunya Jenkins, who is transferring to be the school district's Family and Community Coordinator.
Young started as a school nurse at Manual High School in 1999 before receiving her teaching certificate and teaching at Manual in 2005.
She was promoted to Assistant Principal at Sterling Middle School in 2011 and named Hines Primary School Principal in 2012.
Young says she is excited to reconnect with Manual families and to return to where her career began.

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