Being the principal of Degrassi, Mr. Fitzgerald became the first faculty member to become a series regular, however he was lowered to a recurring character in the next season due to his firing. Ben Moreno became the second faculty to become series regular following his replacement of Mr. Fitzgerald as the incumbent principal. Nicki Henderson became the third faculty member overall to become a series overall, following her student teacher role in previous seasons. P marks principal. V marks vice principal.