BCA teacher John Primm passes away

Burlington Christian Academy history teacher John Primm has died, school officials said Tuesday morning.

He was 72.

Primm was in his 15th year as a BCA teacher. He joined the staff in August 2008.

Primm attended Friday night’s Tri-TAC Conference Tournament boys’ basketball championship game at BCA, where the Royals defeated Carolina Friends. Student fans chanted his name during one break in the action.

Primm was a former athletics director at McLeansville’s Northeast Guilford High School. John Primm Gym at Northeast, where he was also a girls’ basketball coach, was named in his honor in 2010.