Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

90 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine EDUCATION life, obtaining a PhD in counseling from Pacific Western University in 2001. Even as a child, Dr. Hollingsworth always held an aptitude for teaching others, as in her adolescence she taught other children how to do various things. Demonstrating versatility in her profession, she has leveraged her unique teaching abilities to contribute to written works, often serving as an editor of various publications. In 2016, she authored “The Hollingsworth’s Secrets to a Long, Happy Marriage,” an editorial article that premiered in the Delaware State News. To attest to her success, Dr. Hollingsworth was inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame in 2018. Most recently, she was honored with the Richard Allen Coalition Award in 2020. While her career has been filled with highlights, she is especially proud of helping her husband receive his ownhigher education; he obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration, a master’s degree in counseling and a PhD in counseling. Supported by 35 years of professional experience within the realms of counseling and academia, Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth is renowned for her compassionate and ambitious nature, as well as her dedication to the field of teaching. Working as a guidance counselor in Dover, Delaware, for the majority of her career, she was also a high school teacher at the William C. Jason Comprehensive High School in Georgetown, Delaware, beginning in the mid-1950s. Prior to her retirement, she was the owner of a consulting firm, titled Hollingsworth & Hollingsworth Consultant Services, in Dover. Likewise, she and her husband conducted pre-marital counseling and accompanied students on study abroad tours. To prepare for her career, Dr. Hollingsworth pursued a formal education at Delaware State College, now known as Delaware State University, where she earned a BS in home economics in 1949. After accruing several years in the field, she returned to school at the University of Delaware and received an MA in guidance and counseling in 1970. Subsequently, she decided to pursue higher education later in REBA ROSS HOLLINGSWORTH, PHD TEACHER, GUIDANCE COUNSELOR (RETIRED) Dover, DE