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Dr. Betty Jo Holladay Douglas Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Douglas has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the education field

She was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from her local Chamber of Commerce.

    HOLLADAY, TN, November 15, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Betty Jo Holladay Douglas with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Betty Jo Holladay Douglas celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Douglas has accrued nearly 60 years of experience in education. She began her career in 1961, at which point she served as a teacher and coach. Thereafter, she held more prominent roles in the Benton County Board of Education, including as the supervisor of instruction, superintendent and principal. Thereafter, from 1992 to 1993, Dr. Douglas accepted a position as the principal of Camden Elementary School.

Dr. Douglas made strides as the coordinator of administrative evaluation for the Tennessee State Department of Education, during the 1994-1995 school year. She then returned to Benton County as principal of Holladay School from 1995 to 1998. Since 2006, she has acted as an elected school board member of the Benton County Board of Education. Over the course of her career, Dr. Douglas is most proud to have been the first and only female superintendent of the Benton County Board of Education.

Aside from her teaching roles, Dr. Douglas has been called upon as a consultant for various school systems throughout her career, including the State Department of Education Academies in Tennessee and for the E.I. DuPont Co., a manufacturing plant. From 2000 to 2017, she maintained involvement as a teacher of parenting classes for divorced parents. Likewise dedicated as a civic advocate, Dr. Douglas has also provided assistance to the Benton County Chamber of Commerce in numerous capacities, as well as the Holladay School Parent Advisory Committee and the Benton County Pre-K Advisory Committee.

Before embarking on her professional journey, Dr. Douglas attended Freed-Hardeman University, from which she earned an Associate of Arts in 1959. Following this accomplishment, she received a Bachelor of Science from Lipscomb University in 1961 and a Master of Science from the University of Tennessee in 1974. Dr. Douglas concluded her education at the University of Memphis, where she graduated with a Doctor of Education in 1990. Throughout the course of her subsequent career, she has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from her local Chamber of Commerce in 2019, having previously earned a Service to Education Award by the Freed-Hardeman Alumni Association in 1989.

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