A Henderson County native, Bill McKay devoted many years to education. During his tenure, he served on the Henderson County School Board for 21 years, during which time he was chairman for 12 years, was a Founding Trustee of Blue Ridge Community College in 1969, and was the First President of the Henderson County Education Foundation in 1989. He gave 25 years to public service in our community. His leadership qualities made him an outstanding educational leader in our community.
2005 Education Hall of Fame