SARTELL -- The new principal of Sartell Middle School has been selected.

Kurt Stumpf, who has been the Assistant Principal for Sartell Middle School since 2012, was selected as the school's next principal starting this fall.

Prior to coming to Sartell, Stumpf was the Dean of Students at Little Falls Community Middle School and was a teacher and coach for the Pierz School District.

Stumpf will succeed Julie Tripp, who will be retiring this Spring after 25 years as the middle school's principal.