HOLTVILLE — With the hiring of Cathy Denton as Pine School principal, the Holtville Unified School District has its key positions filled for the start of school Aug. 29.
Denton, 46, a native of Holtville now living in El Centro, has been employed by the El Centro Elementary School District since 1985.
"I am ecstatic," Denton said of the prospect of working with the staff at Pine School, which is a kindergarten through eighth grade school.
"I understand they are an exceptional group of people," she said. "I am happy to be back in Holtville. My first job is to see what is going on. We will be focusing on increased student achievement. The staff is already doing an excellent job and we are going to keep getting better."