GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- A Guilford County Schools Principal has been placed on suspension following an incident involving students. 

Nora Murray with the Guilford County Schools said Naquita Brewington-McCormick, principal at Welborn Academy of Science and Technology was suspended on April 11, due to an incident involving two students. Murray said they can't elaborate on the specific details of the incident. 

Murray said the incident happened during dismissal and was a considered a ‘serious situation.’ Both parents and law enforcement were contacted about the incident.

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There are two administrators that are overseeing the school while the principal is suspended.

The school system released the following statement:

“We are deeply concerned for all involved, and we are deploying additional district personnel to support the school and strengthen its safety protocols and processes.”  - Nora Carr, chief of staff.