Stonington - The school system has announced that it has appointed a new principal at West Vine Street/West Broad Street School and a new assistant principal for the middle schools for the 2013-14 school year.
Alicia Sweet Dawes, who formerly worked in the system before being named principal of Voluntown Elementary School this year, will be the new principal at West Vine/West Broad. She will replace Theresa Jordan, who has been the West Broad principal since 2000 and principal of the combined schools since 2010.
Jennifer Bausch, a science teacher at Mystic Middle School, has been named the assistant principal for Mystic and Pawcatuck middle schools. Bausch was the town's teacher of the year in 2005-06. She replaces Dean of Students Thomas Bousquet, who will return to work as a guidance counselor.