Richard Johnson

Class of 1953
Induction Year: 2022
Role: Principal
  • 1953 Graduate of Harrison Township High School (which along with Gaston High School was consolidated to become Wes-Del High School)
  • Served as the Principal of Gaston HS and also Harrison HS
  • Was the first Principal of Wes-Del and served in that capacity for  28 years.
  • District 6 Principal of the Year in 1992
  • Served as Girls Assistant Basketball Coach in 1975
  • Homecoming Parade Grand Marshall 1994
  • Wes-Del High School Gymnasium was named after him February 17, 1995
  • Served in the Gaston Lions Club for 56 years