MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) --
There is a new principal taking over a Marion County school this semester.
Deborah Borge-Shaffer assumed the lead position at East Marion Elementary when staff returned from winter break.
Superintendent Heidi Maier has appointed her principal.
Borge-Shaffer has been the assistant at the school since 2017.
She also taught at Saddelwood and Hammett Bowen Elementary.
She is replacing Kendra Hamby.