Former Bobcat Harrier Making Strides as a Teacher

by Matt Dalby, sports information graduate assistant

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Former Georgia College men’s cross country student-athlete Josh Hollar (2006-09), who is currently pursuing his Master’s at Georgia College, was recently named the 2011 Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ Teacher of Promise. 

The award is given annually to a teacher with up to three years of experience who shows excellence in teaching math. 

Hollar was a four-year member of the GC men’s cross country team, boasting the seventh best 10K time in school history at 34:12. He was also named to the 2006 and 2007 All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Team for his effort as a freshman and sophomore. 

Hollar’s success was not limited to the course, earning a spot on the All-PBC Academic Team as a junior and senior. 

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