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Hoggard principal leaving for new job in Scotland County

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Hoggard High School's principal has accepted a new job in Scotland County. The Laurinburg Exchange reports the Scotland County School Board last night approved hiring Dr. Pam Baldwin as the county's assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.

Baldwin has not yet returned calls to confirm the move.

In a statement, New Hanover County Schools Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley congratulated Baldwin on her new job.

"We are sorry to see her leave our district, but opportunities such as this one do not come along very often," Markley said. "She has been an excellent principal at Hoggard High School and has implemented several positive changes for the school. We wish her well in her new position.”

Baldwin started as principal at Hoggard in spring 2011. She is the school's first female principal.

Baldwin made history a few months earlier. In December 2010 she became one of the first African-Americans to earn a doctorate from UNCW.

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Blessings to you, Dr.

Blessings to you, Dr. Baldwin.

Principal Leaving Hoggard

Dr. Baldwin - Congratulations on your new position with the Scotland County Schools. I'm sure you will be an asset to their staff, bringing your experience and organizational skills as well as your easy going personality.

You will be greatly missed here, but I speak for the whole team in wishing you all the best in your new endeavor!

As I stated yesterday you are a go-getter & a very good example for your girls. I am glad that our paths crossed. Take care....

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No doubt a woman who can make changes,good decisions,and good luck in your new venture.

Congratulations to you

Congratulations to you Dr.Baldwin!! My family and I want to wish you the very best on your new assignment, no one is more deserving of it than you!!!