Nina Walston Fountain taught school in Edgecombe County for 44 years during which she influenced hundreds of students in the area. She earned an AB Degree from East Carolina Teachers College and an MA from East Carolina University. Mrs. Fountain also served as a registrar for the Board of Elections and in numerous board memberships including the Governor Morehead School, Peace College, Edgecombe Community College, Edgecombe Community College Foundation, Edgecombe Memorial Library, and the Edgecombe Chapter of the NC Symphony. A dedicated community volunteer, Mrs. Fountain was a long-time participant in the Relay for Life and has been active in both the March of Dimes and the American Red Cross.
Inducted into Hall of Fame 2006