Holly Gray Potelle '02

Holly Gray Potelle '02

Newman University (1998-Present)

On June 18, 2012 Holly Gray Potelle passed away in a motorcycle accident. Holly went to Southeast High School and graduated from Kansas State University where she met her husband Jeffrey Potelle. The couple had three children Lucien, Genevieve, and Grayson.  In 2000 Holly returned to school a got a degree in Education at Newman University.  She sometimes even took her children to class or when she had to substitute teach while trying to complete her degree.  Upon graduating Holly started teaching at 7th & 8th grade English at Harper Junior High School. In 2011 Holly was recognized as TSA Teacher of the Year at the National Conference.  She leaves behind her husband, Jeff; her sons, Lucien and Grayson; and her daughter, Genevieve; two brothers, Richard and Robert. Prayers go out to the Potelle family.