Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. William R. Walker, Sr.
Coach William R. Walker is a 2006 graduate of Elizabeth City State University with a BS degree in Health and Physical Education, concentrating in Aquatics and Fitness. As Offesnive Lineman of the Year and All-CIAA Player, he was instrumental in the Vikings obtaining the Eastern Division Championship. Upon matriculation, Coach Walker went on to play for the Rochester Raiders, where he won the Indoor Arena Bowl Championship. He was additionally drafted to the United National Gridiron League to the team located in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Upon his return, Coach Walker obtained his Teaching Certification in Health and PE, and began his teaching career in Chowan County. He has 7 years of experience teaching grades 9-12, and 7 years of coaching experience in both Football and Track & Field.
He is married to Mrs. Adriane Walker, an educator at Smithfield Elementary, and is father to three children: William Jr. [JR], a Junior at Virgina Tech; Jirah, a Sophomore at Elizabeth City State University; and Christopher [CJ], an elementary student at Smithfield Elementary.
North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.
The Johnston County Board of Education is now accepting applications for the Johnston County Community College Board of Trustee position. The deadline to apply for the vacancy is Friday, February 17, 2023.
We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch.