Dr. Michael J. Fedewa, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, was presented with the Monsignor Gerald Lawrence Lewis Lifetime Achievement Award in Catholic Education on May 5, 2017. This Award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to Catholic education and demonstrated outstanding commitment to their colleagues, to the students, to the system, to the Church and to their civic community.
In 1994 Dr. Fedewa was named the first lay Superintendent for the Diocese of Raleigh Catholic schools. During his tenure he has opened 1 preschool, 6 elementary schools and 1 new high school. He currently oversees 5 early childhood centers, 22 elementary schools and 2 high schools. There are over 800 teachers and an enrollment of approximately 9300 students.
Dr. Fedewa completed his undergraduate work at Alma College, Alma, Michigan and both his Master’s Degree and Doctorate in Education at NC State. He resides with his wife, Beverly in Oxford, NC.