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Principal , Secondary education educator

William Jewell Wadlington, American principal, secondary education educator. Certified science teacher, principal, Washington. Recipient Christie MacAuliffe award, Washington State, 1992, Pacific Science Teacher of Year award Pacific Science Center, Seattle, 1996, Golden Apple award KCTS/Precision Engineering and Manufacturing Company Insurance, Seattle, 1996.


Wadlington, William Jewell was born on August 29, 1954 in Princeton, Kentucky, United States. Son of James Alvin and Virginia Irene (Storm) Wadlington.


Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Protection, Colorado Mountain College, Leadville, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Education, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1981. MNS in Biological Sciences, University Idaho, Moscow, 1985.


Teaching assistant, U. Idaho, Moscow, 1983-1985;adjunct science professor, Spokane Community College, Republic, Washington, 1987-1992;teaching scientist, Glenns Ferry (Idaho) H.S., 1985-1987;teaching scientist, Republic (Washington) H.S., 1987-1993;teaching scientist, Cascade H.S., Leavenworth, Washington, 1993-1996;principal, teaching scientist, Cascade H.S., Leavenworth, Washington, since 1996. Co-director Wenatchee Valley Environmental Education Coalition, Wenatchee, Washington, 1993-1996.


  • Certified science teacher, principal, Washington.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Presenter in field.


Member recreation district committee Ferry County Government, Republic, 1991-1992. Board directors Rural Girls in Science, Seattle, 1994-1996. Advisor Cascade Educational Foundation, Leavenworth, since 1996, Cascade Key Club, Leavenworth, since 1996.

With United States Navy, 1972-1976. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Science Teachers Association, Washington Science Teachers Association (small rural schools representative 1994-1995, president 1996-1998), Principals Association (secretary Center Washington Athletics Conference), Washington Association Secondary School Principals (league representative), Trout Unlimited (education advisor), Kiwanis Club (past secretary and president).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, fishing, electronics, spelunking, ecology.


Married Janet Louise Minshall, June 16, 1979. 1 child, Rebecca Minshall.

James Alvin Wadlington

Virginia Irene (Storm) Wadlington

Janet Louise Minshall

Rebecca Minshall Wadlington