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From Sloop Point Rosenwald School to NASA: Dr. Johnny Batts

Dr. Johnny Batts at the Sloop Point Rosenwald School picture by Claudia Stack

Dr. Johnny Batts, Jr. is a retired physicist who was born in 1942 in Pender County’s historic Edgecomb community (click here for more information about Edgecomb from the Pender County African American Heritage Trail). Dr. Batts attended first through sixth grade at the Sloop Point Rosenwald School. He doesn’t know exactly when his teacher Lillie Mae Billingslea started teaching at Sloop…




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