Thomas Imerson, who had been an Assistant Principal at Gulf High School from 1991 to 2001, will return to Gulf High School as its Principal, pending approval of the school board. Mr. Imerson replaces Cheryl Renneckar, who is retiring on July 1.

Mr. Imerson has served as Principal at Hudson Middle School since February 7, 2001. Before that, however, he had been the Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction at Gulf High School since July 1991.

Before joining the Gulf administration in 1991, Mr. Imerson was an assistant principal at Ridgewood High School for five years. He was named the Pasco County High School Assistant Principal of the Year in February 2000. He has given workshops to SCATT students at USF and at various other meetings, including, most recently, the American Vocational Association national conventions in Cincinnati and Las Vegas. He serves on various district committees, including High School Guidance, Staff Development, and High School Design. Among his interests is improving student performance through the development of Learning Communities.

Mr. Imerson is from Ohio, where he was a principal and assistant principal at various public and private high schools for fourteen years. He has a B. S. degree in English and an M. Ed. degree in Administration, both from Xavier University in Cincinnati.