April Walton

Continuing Education Director


1317 W. Pettigrew St. L301


(919) 660-3670



April Walton is director of continuing education at the Center for Documentary Studies. She has worked at CDS for over fifteen years, starting as night manager. Growing up in the mountains of North Carolina, April was drawn to the stories of real people told through oral histories, regional music, and materials. She attended boarding school in North Georgia where the Foxfire book series began. April earned a BA in communications from St. Andrews Presbyterian College. Vocationally, she has among other things worked for daily newspapers as a crime reporter, as a wholesale produce buyer, and at a pet clinic. She is an enthusiastic advocate of art of all kinds, particularly installation.

A photo of April