Big Spring ISD principal to retire this year

Big Spring ISD principal to retire this year
Mike Ritchey (Source: Big Spring ISD/Facebook)

BIG SPRING, TX (KWES) - One West Texas high school will soon be looking for a new principal.

Mike Ritchey announced Friday that he will be retiring this year.

Except for a one year stint in Robert Lee, Ritchey has spent all of his career with the Big Spring Independent School District.

He started as a teacher and coach at the high school, moved up to assistant principal then principal.

The district says Ritchey plans to stay on the job through the rest of school year.

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