Harry Holloway

Chair, Math Department; Upper School Math Teacher

Education: University of Oklahoma - Bachelor of Arts in History and Mathematics; University of Delaware - Master of Science in Mathematics

Years of Teaching Experience: 30

Years at Powhatan: 29


Harry grew up in several areas of the world including, Thailand, Washington DC, and Oklahoma. He played a lot of chess, bridge and other games in his eventful youth and went to College as a pre-law history major, but ended up excelling in math! Besides his work at Powhatan, Harry is also adjunct at Shenandoah University. When speaking of his career, Harry remarks that the highlights include “working with the mathcounts team, and trying to find new ways to make math interesting. My highlights are normally when students walk into my class.”

GTE Gift recipient, 1995,VQUEST lead teacher, July, 1995 Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Middle School Mathematics Institute, July, 1991.

Mathcounts Regional Team top three in, 1990-1996. 1998-2011

Mathcounts State Team sixth place 2004 third place 2013

Lowry outstanding middle school teacher in Va, VCTM, 2011


Chess, Bridge, Origami, reading, and OU football

Favorite Quotes

"So do all who live to see such times but that is not for them to decide, All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you." - Gandalf