Angela Scoggins-Watson

Birmingham Board of Education, District 5

Angela Scoggins-Watson

Angela Scoggins-Watson

Residence: College Hills

Political experience: This is her first run for political office.

Professional experience: Former police officer; private investigator; executive camp director, Camp Scoggins, which is named in memory of her late father, basketball coach Willie Scoggins Jr.

Civic experience: She is District 5, College Hills Neighborhood president; She also is or has been the District 5 crime prevention officer, vice president of the Smithfield Community, a basketball camp organizer and fitness team member with Healthy Churches 2020 and Sixth Avenue Baptist Church.

Education: Graduateof John Carroll Catholic High School; attended Birmingham-Southern College and the Birmingham Police Academy.

Top contributors: None filed.

Main issues: She wants to make Birmingham schools more competitive with other districts so that all Birmingham school students have the opportunity to continue on to higher education. Her campaign slogan is “The Children’s Advocate.”