Tol Avery, assistant principal at South Johnston High School, has been named the 2015-2016 Assistant Principal of the Year for Johnston County Schools.
He received a check for $500 from the Johnston County Education Foundation (JCEF) at the Johnston County Principals/Assistant Principals Association (JCPAPA) breakfast held on Wednesday, July 8, at Cleveland High School.
“I feel honored, privileged, and humbled to be recognized among such outstanding peers,” said Avery. “I am very fortunate to work with a staff who are committed to excellence and professionalism.”
According to Avery, the honor would not have been possible without South Johnston’s hard-working students and a caring community.
He added that he is also thankful for the leadership of the district and his school.
“Mr. Tol Avery is a fair, respectful, and intelligent man,” said Dr. Ed Croom, superintendent for Johnston County Schools. “He strives every day to improve his school and is very dedicated to South Johnston and the community.”
Dr. Croom added he is very proud of the work that Avery does as an assistant principal on a daily basis and believes he is most deserving of this honor.