Elizabeth Aaron, a current assistant principal at Columbia High School in Maplewood, has been unanimously selected to become the principal of the school by the South Orange Maplewood Board of Education. According to the SOMSD, Aaron will start her new role on July 1st. Kirk E. Smith, who is currently the interim principal at the school, will retire from the SOMSD on June 30th. Smith had been named interim principal after the retirement of Dr. Lovie Lilly.
Aaron was not immediately available for comment.