Jeff Brierton was principal at Warren Township High School's O'Plaine Road campus in Gurnee when he got into a dunk tank during a spring sports assembly. He was supposed to become Warren's superintendent July 1 but instead will receive more than $250,000 under a resignation agreement.
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More than $250,000 will be paid to Jeff Brierton for quitting shortly before he was scheduled to move up this month from principal to superintendent at Warren Township High School in Gurnee, according to documents obtained through a Daily Herald open records request. "Unfortunately, both the board and Dr. Brierton have found that their working relationship has broken down," a statement reads.