Goose Creek hires new RSS, Hopper principals

BAYTOWN – The Goose Creek CISD Board of Trustees, Monday night, unanimously approved the hiring of two new principals for highlands area schools.

Trey Kraemer has been selected as the new principal of Sterling high School, while David davis is expected to take the reins at Hopper Primary School.

Kraemer will replace Sterling principal and longtime district employee Frank Hutchins. Hutchins announced his retirement in June. Davis will step into the spot being vacated by Betty OÕSullivan at Hopper.

According to Goose Creek officials, eight candidates were interviewed for the Sterling post, two of them coming from within the district. In the end, trustees went outside the district for the position.

Kraemer currently serves as principal of Galena ParkÕs ninth and tenth grade high school campus. The campus serves 2,089 students. Sterling has approximately 2,400 students. Hutchins is expected to stay on through the beginning of the fall semester to assist with the transition.

Davis comes to Highlands also from out of district. Goose Creek officials would not elaborate on DavisÕ background before press-time.