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Walton Elementary Educator Honored for Act of Bravery

May 22, 2023

 Jackson Public Schools Walton Elementary School Willie Ringo
(l to r): Chief Charles McInnis, Willie Ringo, Dr. Errick L. Greene 


Willie Ringo, a fifth-grade teacher at Walton Elementary School, was commended for his recent act of bravery. His swift actions in response to a recent car accident at the school helped to save lives! Because of this, the JPS Board of Trustees, along with the Executive Director of Campus Enforcement and Emergency Management Chief Charles McInnis, and Superintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene recognized Mr. Ringo for his extraordinary, life-saving efforts at the May 16 Board meeting.

“His unwavering commitment to the safety and well-being of our students exemplifies the dedication and compassion we strive to instill within our educators, said Dr. Greene. “Mr. Ringo, your actions serve as an inspiration to us all. You have earned our admiration and forever impacted a young scholar's life. We are deeply grateful for your selflessness, bravery, and unwavering commitment to our students' welfare.”