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Johnsonville High School
"Home of the Golden Flashes"
237 S. Georgetown Hwy.
Johnsonville, SC 29555
JHS will provide innovative educational
experiences which will empower students
to become responsible life-long learners.
"Empower the Learner"
Mr. Alexander Velasquez
Mr. Velasquez has been elected as Teacher-of-the-Year at JHS
by his fellow teachers. He teaches Spanish I, II, III, and IV to
students in grades nine through twelve. Velasquez graduated from
UNIVERSIDAD PEDAGOGICA EXPERIMENTAL LIBERTADOR,
in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, in 2006. After graduation, he was hired
at his Alma Mater for one year. At the end of that year, he took a
teaching position in Marshville, NC. He then went back to Venezuela
and married his beautiful wife, Alejandra. They have a son, Samuel, and a
daughter, Rebecca. Mr. Velasquez is planning to get a Master's degree
in Communication and Education online, beginning in August 2015.
He has taught at JHS for four years.