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MUSD names new principal for Tortolita Middle School

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Rex Scott, new principal of Tortolita Middle School (Source: Marana Unified School District) Rex Scott, new principal of Tortolita Middle School (Source: Marana Unified School District)
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tortolita Middle School in the Marana Unified School District has a new principal.  The MUSD Governing Board voted to hire Rex Scott as the new principal, at its April 24 meeting.  He will begin July 1, 2014.

Scott has more than 22 years experience in public education.  He has been the principal at Catalina Magnet High School since 2009. Prior to becoming principal Scott taught middle school and served as vice principal and principal within the following districts - Flowing Wells, Amphitheater and Tucson.

He holds a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

"I am thrilled and honored to join the Tortolita team and be a part of a community which embodies so many characteristics of a high-functioning middle school. In addition, I feel great pride in being selected to serve at the school my children attended," said Scott. "My commitment and overarching goal is to work alongside the students, staff and parents to make Tortolita an even more nurturing, challenging and engaging place for each one of our students."

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