LIVERMOREFALLS — The RSU 73 board on Thursday appointed Lee Hixon of Auburn as the new assistant principal/athletic director for Spruce Mountain High School.

Hixon is the current athletic director at St. Dominic Academy in Auburn where he has held that position or dean of students for 12 years. Prior to that, he taught physical education and health at Auburn Middle School for 13 years. He is a graduate of the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

Hixon joins newly appointed Principal Thomas J. Plourde, who began his duties earlier this month.

When classes begin for the 2013-14 school year, all secondary students from the south and north campuses will attend classes at a renovated north campus in Jay.

Wall said Hixon’s salary and contract had not yet been determined. He is scheduled to begin his new job on July 1.

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