Dorchester District 2 has named DuBose Middle School Principal Kenny Farrell to be the next principal of Summerville High School.

He replaces Buddy Chapel, who is leaving to take a position in Pennsylvania.

Farrell has worked in the district since 1999, serving as assistant principal at Summerville High School from 1999-2003 and at Alston Middle School from 2003-2006. He has been principal at DuBose since 2006.