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 Cooper Academy, and is father to three children: William Jr. [JR], a Sophomore at Virgina Tech; Jirah, a Freshman at Elizabeth City State University; and Christopher [CJ], an elementary student at Cooper Academy.
While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.
Johnston County Public Schools has updated its plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.