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Johnston County Public Schools swears in new interim superintendent

Posted February 11, 2020 6:40 p.m. EST

Johnston County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Ben Williams was sworn into office on Feb. 11 by Johnston County Clerk of Court Michelle Ball (right). Joining Williams at the swearing in are his daughter Ella Grace and his wife Brandy. (Johnston County Schools photo)

— Dr. Ben Williams was sworn in Tuesday as Johnston County Public Schools interim superintendent.

The ceremony was held in the JCPS Evander Simpson Building board room, where Williams was joined by his family. Johnston County Clerk of Court Michelle Ball officiated the swearing in.

“It is an honor to serve Johnston County Public Schools as Interim Superintendent during this time of transition,” said Williams. “I believe in this school district, and I look forward to working with all of the students and staff to ensure a bright future.”

Williams has served Johnston County Public Schools as a teacher, assistant principal, principal at all school levels, and most recently as an area assistant superintendent. He brings a wealth of experience to the position during his 20 years of service to education.

He is a Johnston County native, a graduate of North Johnston High School, a military veteran, a husband, and a father.

PHOTO: Johnston County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Ben Williams (left) was sworn into office on Tuesday, Feb. 11 by Johnston County Clerk of Court Michelle Ball (right). Joining Williams at the swearing in are his daughter Ella Grace (left, center) and his wife Brandy (right, center).

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