HILLSBOROUGH, NC 2 AUGUST 2018- Effective August 6th, Ms. Intisar Hamidullah will take the lead as Interim Principal at Cedar Ridge High School. Ms. Hamidullah assumes the role of principal that was recently held by Ms. Heather Blackmon. Ms. Blackmon is taking on an instructional leadership position within the district. Currently, Ms. Hamidullah is an Assistant Principal at Cedar Ridge High School.
“It’s an honor to be chosen as the Interim Principal, and our administrative team is ready to bring our passion to this new year,” offered Ms. Hamidullah. “We are ready to do the hard work that will be necessary in many areas of our school for students and staff,” continued Ms. Hamidullah. “This school will harness the energy and talent that we have throughout the entire Cedar Ridge staff,” said Ms. Hamidullah.
Ms. Hamidullah earned her Bachelor of Science in Special Education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and she earned her Master of Education from North Carolina Central University. Prior to coming to Orange County Schools, Ms. Hamidullah was an Assistant Principal at West Carteret High School, and she served as a Teacher in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Durham Public school systems.