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Mr. Johnny Sowell, Admin Asst
Johnny Sowell has worked in the school system for 32 years and has lived in the Monroe community for his entire life. He is married to Denise Sowell and has one son, Jalen, who is a graduate of Fayetteville University.
Mr. Sowell began his career as an Attendance Officer and in addition to being a part of the administrative team he is also Monroe High School’s head Football, Basketball, and Track coach.
In 2010, Mr. Sowell was recognized as the N.C. Coach of the Year for his success in coaching athletics over the course of his career. In 1979 Mr. Sowell was a member of the Monroe High School State Basketball championship team. Mr. Sowell also coached the boys track team to a State Championship in 1989. In 2009-10, Mr. Sowell coached the Monroe High School Football team to its first undefeated regular season. In 2010, as a coach, his team won the 1A State Basketball Championship. The 2013 season marked his 400th win as a basketball coach and during the 2015-16 season he achieved his 100th win in football, the team went undefeated and won the 2AA State Championship in football.
MHS responsibilities: 9th grade discipline, Safety Drills, lunch duty-3rd & 4th periods, textbooks, teacher duty rosters, Student Parking/Driver Eligibility