West Point High School has a new principal.
Newport News native Jonathan Hochman will be the new principal and will start on Oct. 1, according to a news release by West Point Public Schools. He has been principal of Woodside High School, a distinguished performing arts magnet school in Newport News, since 2014.
Longtime high school principal Mark Dorsey announced that he was leaving and had accepted a position as principal with Hampton City Schools in August.
Hochman received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and his Masters from George Washington University.
He began his education career as a physical education teacher and...