Monroe Elementary gets new principal

The Quincy Public School district has named the Hannibal School District's former athletic director as its new Monroe Elementary School principal.

Brian Trowbridge was named to the post Monday morning at a special School Board meeting.

He's the former principal of the Hannibal Educational Center and served as the district's athletic director. He also served as assistant principal at Lanphier High School in Springfield, Ill.

He's a graduate of Illinois State University and received his master's degree from the University of Illinois-Springfield.