Blue Ridge Elementary welcomes new principal

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Blue Ridge Unified School District and Superintendent Michael L. Wright welcomes Ryan Grace as the new Blue Ridge Elementary School principal.

“We wish to extend heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Ryan Grace,” said Wright. “Since his arrival this January, Ryan has done an outstanding job, receiving an overwhelming amount of support from teachers, staff, and community members throughout the interview process.”

“We appreciate all (former Principal Gail) Irestone has done to support BRES for the past six years and wish her all the best during her retirement,” said Wright. “Thank you, Gail, for your hard work and dedication to our students!”

Grace will assume full responsibility as principal on June 1.

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