Fostoria panel hires new principal

FOSTORIA – Fostoria City Schools Board of Education met in a special session Monday to approve the employment of an elementary principal and a dean of students.

Kori Bernal was hired as the Riley Elementary principal, with a 3-year contract starting in August.

Aaron Weidner resigned as athletic director to become the dean of students, in which he will oversee the “A+ Program” for students who need credit for graduation. Weidner’s also has a 3-year contract effective Aug. 1.

The board also hired John Bates as the new girls’ head basketball coach for the 2013-2014 school year.