Auburn, Alabama —“The Alabama 4-H Foundation Board looks forward to having Amanda as our newest Board member,” says Tommy Elliott, secretary-treasurer of the Foundation Board. “Her personal involvement as a former 4-H member and the parent of two sons who are 4-H’ers attest to her love and belief in the value that 4-H brings to all who participate. “
Amanda will now work with us “to the make the best better” for Alabama youth.
A graduate of Arab High School, Hollaway holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Athens State College and a MA in School Administration from Jacksonville State University. She is married to Stacy Hollaway and has two sons, Aaron and Luke.
She has 21 years of experience in education and has spent the last six years as an elementary school principal. She is currently principal at Brindlee Mountain Elementary School in Marshall County.
“I am excited to serve 4-H in this capacity. I understand the importance of the hands-on learning that 4-H provides and I have always encouraged my students and children to take part in 4-H,” Hollaway said.
As a member of 4-H, she loved competing in the baked good competitions. Both of her sons are active in 4-H clubs. Luke is in the seventh grade at Arab and Aaron is a senior at Arab. Both boys have won the Marshall County 4-H Chicken-Que contest. Aaron won the state competition twice and placed 4th in the nation at the National Poultry an Egg Competition in Louisville in 2016.
Mission of Alabama 4-H Club Foundation
The mission of The Alabama 4-H Club Foundation, Inc. is to secure and manage financial resources for Alabama 4-H programming and the youth served statewide.
Established in 1956, The Alabama 4-H Club Foundation supports statewide 4-H youth education programs delivered by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Through its Board of Directors, the Foundation is committed to generating private funds to meet youth educational needs.
Working together, Alabama 4-H and Youth Development, the Foundation and the Office of 4-H Development strive to make the public aware of local and statewide 4-H programs and the need for personal and corporate gifts to reach more youth with quality educational programs.
Our goal is to help today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders by providing quality youth development programs
Board of Directors
Members of The Alabama 4-H Club Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors have corporate powers and responsibilities to raise money on behalf of Alabama 4-H. The board is comprised of business leaders from around the state, as well as representation from 4-H Alumni, The Alabama 4-H State Council, and ex-officio members representing The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and The Alabama 4-H Regional Extension Agents Association.
These men and women believe in the mission of Alabama 4-H and work to provide necessary funding to make sure Alabama young people gain the life skills they need to be productive, successful citizens