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 are expecting
a second baby. 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. He is happily married and a proud father.