Victor Johnson ’61, vice chair of the WSSU Board of Trustees recently received the 2013 Friends of Education Award from the Forsyth County Association of Educators. The award was presented to him by Ann Petitjean, president of the association, at the group’s end-of-year banquet.
Johnson was recognized for his leadership and support that have significantly benefited public education, education employees and students in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. A lifelong resident of Winston-Salem, he began his career as a teacher and retired in 1993 as an assistant principal at Carver High School. Johnson has also served on the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board since 1997.
The Forsyth County Association of Educators is an affiliate of the North Carolina and the national associations. Its members are all employees of the local school system.