Marvin_SmithThroughout his 30 year career, Marvin Smith was a quiet leader who was respected for his wisdom and ability to look far into the future and see what was best for students. As a teacher and administrator in the Hendersonville City School System, he was recognized as a very powerful educator. At the end of his educational career, his leadership qualities placed him as the Director of the Western Regional Education Center from 1982-1987. Serving 19 Western North Carolina school systems, he was knowledgeable about the inner workings and politics of local, regional and state schools. Marvin Smith was a “Good School Person.”

2005 Education Hall of Fame