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The Face of Capistrano Unified to Leave This Week

Marcus Walton has accepted a similar position at a school district up north.

Marcus Walton will soon be leaving Capistrano Unified as its chief communications officer. Patch photo credit: Jenna Chandler.
Marcus Walton will soon be leaving Capistrano Unified as its chief communications officer. Patch photo credit: Jenna Chandler.

The face of Capistrano Unified School District will soon be headed north.

Marcus Walton, chief communications officers for the district, has tendered his resignation. His last day will be April 8.

Walton has accepted a similar position with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, which includes the communities of Richmond, El Cerrito, Hercules, Pinole and San Pablo.

Superintendent Joseph Farley, who brought Walton into the district, also recently announced he will retire at the end of this school year.

At the last school board meeting, Board of Trustees President John Alpay adjourned the meeting “in honor of soon-to-be-departed communications chief Marcus Walton.”

Walton declined to comment for this story. 

Brainwashed_In_Church April 06, 2014 at 09:47 PM
More money? Relo package?

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