Southeast High School in Bradenton
Bradenton, Florida -- The Manatee County School Board has announced that Southeast High School Principal Catherine Smith resigned Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Smith has been replaced on an interim basis by Southeast Assistant Principal Shane Hall.
The school board says Smith is currently on paid administrative leave due to the result of an internal investigation by the school district's Office of Professional Standards. The results of the investigation will be released on Aug. 24.
Smith's resignation will go into effect on Oct. 31.