hall_2012Lee R. Hall

A North Carolina native, Lee Rawlings Hall worked in several eastern NC schools in Bertie and Pasquotank counties as a teacher, then as principal and finally as associate superintendent. He brought that experience to Edgecombe County in 1968 when became the Superintendent of the Edgecombe County Schools, a position he held for 25 years. He attended Campbell College for two years before earning his BA in Science and Business Education from East Carolina University. He completed advanced degree work and earned a Superintendent Certification from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his tenure as Superintendent, he consolidated several county schools to establish the integrated high schools of North Edgecombe and Southwest Edgecombe. The athletic complex at North Edgecombe was named the Lee R. Hall Complex in 1993 upon Hall’s retirement. Hall continues to volunteer in his community through the Tarboro Veterans Museum, The Golden K of Tarboro and the Salvation Army. Hall and his wife live in Tarboro.

Inducted into Hall of Fame 2012