Petal High School names new principal

Petal High School names new principal
New principal at Petal High School. Photo Credit WDAM.

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - The Petal School District has officially named Rob Knight the new principal at Petal High School.

Knight is well known in the Petal school district, and he has worked as the principal at Petal Upper Elementary.

Superintendent Matthew Dillon said he is excited for Knight's transition.

"Through the application and interview process, I had a lot of feedback from the faculty and staff at Petal high school," Dillon said. "I'm very excited for Mr. Knight taking over as principal at Petal High school."

Knight is expected to take over officially this summer with help from former Principal Steven Hampton.