This year Mr. Nixon is looking forward to his 6th year at Corinth Holders High and his 36th year
in the classroom. After graduating from Clayton
High School in 1973, Mr. Nixon attended Wake Forest University on a football scholarship,
before graduating with High Honors from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in History.
He later received a Masters in Education from
N. C. State, and has completed course work
towards a Ph.D.. He is a National Board Certified
Teacher and has served as a faculty consultant
for the College Board, participating in the
annual reading of the Advanced Placement US
History Exam from 1995 to 2007. Over the past 35 years Mr. Nixon has taught at Athens Drive High School, South Johnston High School, and Clayton High School, spending 15 of those years coaching football. Today he is retired from active sideline duty.