ROCKY MOUNT—Former North Carolina High School Athletic Association president Dr. Travis Twiford has been named interim superintendent of the Nash-Rocky Mount school system.
Twiford served as the NCHSAA president during the 1998-99 academic year. He previously has received a Distinguished Service Award from the NCHSAA and was the Association’s Superintendent of the Year in 2000.
After leaving public school administration, Travis had an excellent stint as an associate professor of education at Virginia Tech for some 14 years before retiring and becoming a consultant.
A native of Currituck County, he is a graduate of East Carolina University who earned his doctorate at Virginia Tech in educational leadership.
Travis began his career as a classroom teacher in the Bertie County schools and later rose to be a superintendent in Camden, the Rocky Mount city system, the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank schools and the merged Nash-Rocky Mount system.