BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Mark Morrell was named interim Bridgewater-Raritan High School principal for the upcoming year at Tuesday’s board of education meeting.

Morrell is currently serving as assistant principal at the high school.

According to the appointment approved by the board of education, Morrell has been hired as interim from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, at a salary of $169,170.

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“He is looking forward to serving the district in this role,” said interim superintendent Cheryl Dyer.

Morrell is replacing current principal Brett Charleston, whose resignation was accepted at a May board of education meeting.