2021 NBCA Hall of fame Inductee Lifetime Achievement

Lauretta Hasty Holloway

Mrs. Lauretta Hasty Holloway is a retired secondary education instructor and administrator with more  than 35 years of experience in the education profession. She has worked in Missouri, Indiana,  Michigan and North Carolina. Holloway has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of  Missouri-St. Louis.  

A native of Hamlet, North Carolina, Holloway earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary  Education and completed graduates studies at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) where she  also earned a Master of Arts in Special Education, Speech and hearing, and minored in Psychology.  Holloway later completed additional studies at Central Michigan University, Indiana University and  the University of Missouri St. Louis. She began her teaching career with Durham County Public  Schools, before transitioning to teach in the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township in  Indianapolis, Indiana, Midland Public Schools in Midland, Michigan, and the School District of  Lawrence Township, also in Indianapolis. Holloway was appointed as Assistant Principal of Nora  Elementary in the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township and later the Assistant  Principal and Principal of the Parkway Central Middle School in Chesterfield, Missouri. She also  serves as an educational consultant and mentor for new principals in the St. Louis Metropolitan School  District. 

Holloway is engaged in numerous professional, community, civic and social organizations and is also  the recipient of awards and honors with recognition of her outstanding work which include: The Board  of Director for the Guardian Angel Settlement Association-St. Louis, MO, Leadership St. Louis Program,  TOP LADIES OF DISTINCTION, INC., St. Louis Chapter – Unsung Heroine Humanitarian Award,  2008 Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals Walsworth Publishing Company  Consummate Professional Award, 2018 CASE (Council For Advancement And Support Of Education)  District III Bill Franklin Volunteer of the Year Award, and 2016 NCCU Donor of the Year Award.  

Her community outreach includes serving on the NCCU School of Education Advisory Board, NCCU  Department ofAthletics Advisory Council, Chairperson for NCCU Ladies Soaring To Eagle Promise  Mentoring Program (initiated by NCCU First Lady, Mrs. Juanita Akinleye), a member of Assistance  League of the Triangle Area, life membership with the NCCU National Alumni Association and with  Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 

A major donor to NCCU, Holloway established an Endowed Scholarship and another current-use  scholarship, both that provide financial support to students seeking to further their education. Under  her leadership, NCCU Athletics hosted the “Ladies & Gents Night Out” fundraiser in collaboration  with the Director of Athletics Women’s Network (DAWN) aimed at generating student scholarship  support. She also serves as an Ambassador for North Carolina Central University and is Co-Chair for  the Class of 1975 Reunion Committee. 

Holloway is married to Kevin Mason Holloway, also an NCCU alumnus and member of the  university’s Board of Trustees. They are the parents of two adult children, Kevonne Holloway and  Lanetta Holloway Pantiel, and son-in-law, Dr. Derek Pantiel, who are all graduates of NCCU. They  enjoy being grandparents to Hunter Mason Pantiel and Wesley Benjamin Pantiel.

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