The year 1949 was a good one for Burlington, N.C. welterweight Lacy Hall. He ran through all competition in his weight class, winning amateur tournaments in Burlington, Durham, High Point, and Greensboro. Before the year was up he had won 16 consecutive matches and he picked up three outstanding boxer trophies along the way.

Hall received undergraduate degrees from Elon College and Duke. He earned a masters and a Ph.D. from UNC Chapel Hill. Hall served in the U.S. Army for three years. He is past president and owner of King’s Business College in Greensboro. Hall has been involved in many areas of community service over the years. He has also written books on business and mental health. He is cofounder and president of the Huck Finn Tennis Charity Fund.

He and his wife Barbara have one daughter. Hall lists writing, poetry, gardening, wine making, and traveling among his hobbies.

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