Duplin County Education Foundation
    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Duplin County Education Foundation is to provide an organization which will coordinate, encourage and assist education functions and activities, and promote scholarship in the Duplin County School System by providing financial support, leadership ability, professional expertise or otherwise.  This mission includes promoting the development of character, integrity, leadership and scholarship of young people attending public schools in Duplin County. 

    Education Foundation Logo  

    Duplin County Education Foundation

    Board of Directors



    Curt Simpson (WRH)
    101 W. Main Street
    Wallace, NC 28466 
    Rhonda Bass (ND)
    Vice President 
    618 Emmett Jackson Rd
    Faison, NC 28341 
    Brad Lee (ND)
    1544 Friendship Chruch Rd
    Faison, NC 28341 
    Melinda Holland (ND)
    2761 Bowdens Rd
    Faison, NC 28341 
    Leonard Fillyaw (WRH)
    142 Phillip Mills Dr.
    Teachey, NC 28464
    Gwen Mercer (EDH)
    143 Trail Run Lane
    Beulaville, NC 28518
    Kathy Aldridge (EDH)
    204 Grove Creek Ave.
    Warsaw, NC 28394
    Morgan Swinson
    1565 Old Chinquapin Rd
    Beulaville, NC 28518
    Jabe Largen (ND)
    303 Winnifred St.
    Faison, NC 28341
    Kelly Barger (JK)
    216 East Chelly St.
    Warsaw, NC 28398
    Eric Southerland (JK)
    1059 S US 117
    Warsaw, NC 28398
    Dora Jernigan (JK)
    148 W Meadow Lane
    Warsaw, NC 28398
    Elizabeth Barger (JK)
    216 East Chelly St.
    Warsaw, NC 28398
    Elana Blizzard (EDH)
    208 Washboard Ave.
    Mt. Olive, NC 28365

    Ex-Officio Members:

    Dr. Austin Obasohan



     Ashley Sutton 

    Chief Finance Officer, Treasurer



    Dr. Ben Thigpen

    Assistant Superintendent
    Fed. Programs/
    Student Support Services/Athletics 


    Dawn Smith

    Student Support Services Office Manager


    Mr. Brent Davis, Chairman

    Chairman of Duplin County Schools

    Board of Education 



     Duplin County Schools

    P. O. Box 128

    Kenansville, NC 28349



    Duplin County Schools
    315 N. Main St.
    Kenansville, NC 28349




    (910) 296-1521



Last Modified on August 1, 2018