(WILSON, NC) – April 9, 2021 – Sallie B. Howard School of Arts and Science, a free public charter school located in Wilson, N.C., has announced that it will launch a high school athletics program beginning in the 2021-2022 school year.
Led by Athletic Director Rachelle Pierce, the sports program will begin this Fall with boys and girls cross country, girls volleyball and boys soccer. The Winter schedule will feature boys and girls basketball, cheerleading and wrestling. Boys and girls track and field and girls soccer will take place in the Spring. The teams will start off at the junior varsity level and form varsity teams as the high school’s student population continues to grow.
“This is an exciting time for Sallie B. Howard School,” says Pierce. “Not only are we building a world-class high school academically, but now we have a unique opportunity to establish a sports legacy that generations of Sallie B. Howard alums can be proud of.”