About Wally Watkins
Wally Watkins Elementary opened in 2010. The school's name recognizes Mr. Wally Watkins, a 1955 graduate of Wylie High School, as well as, a Pearl Birmingham Scholarship recipient. Mr. Watkins returned to Wylie ISD in 1975 to be principal of Hartman Elementary and, when the district’s second elementary campus, Birmingham, opened in 1985, he was its first principal. Mr. Watkins served as assistant superintendent for Wylie ISD until his retirement in 1992.