A new principal is scheduled to start work at Vestal High School this week.

CLIFFORD KASSON (Photo: Vestal School District)

The Vestal School District on Tuesday announced that Clifford Kasson has been chosen to be the school's next principal. He is to assume his new duties on Friday.

According to a district news release, Kasson has been with Vestal Schools for more than a decade.

Kasson had taught in the Susquehanna Valley School District for 13 years. He joined the Vestal district in July 2006. He initially was an assistant principal at Vestal Middle School. After five years, he moved to Vestal High School where he also served as an assistant principal.

Kasson was a master teacher for the district's Project Lead the Way program. He coordinated courses for the program at the Vestal middle and high schools.

Retired Binghamton High School principal Albert Penna has served as interim principal at Vestal High School prior to the district's selection of Kasson for the post.

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